how to set default page print margins in excel?


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Guest

Excel print default margins are to wide. I am try to change the default
print margins set by the excel program so that I don't have to reset margins
every time I setup a new spreadsheet
 
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Paul B

Vancouver, here is a post from Gord Dibben on the subject,

Open a new workbook. Customize as you wish. File>Save As Type: scroll
down
to Excel Template(*.XLT) and select. Name your workbook "BOOK"(no quotes).
Excel will add the .XLT to save as BOOK.XLT.

Store this workbook in the XLSTART folder usually located at........

C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Excel\XLSTART

This will be the default workbook for File>New>Workbook.

Existing workbooks are not affected by these settings.



You can also open a new workbook and delete all but one sheet. Customize as
you wish then save this as SHEET.XLT in XLSTART folder also. It now becomes
the default Insert>Sheet.

More can be found on this in Help under "templates"(no quotes).


Gord Dibben Excel MVP

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Paul B
Always backup your data before trying something new
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Feedback on answers is always appreciated!
Using Excel 2002 & 2003
 

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