Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Headers and Footers—Getting to the Bottom (and the Top) of Your Printout
Figure 9–13. The odd and even page header option
Note the tab names, easy to overlook, but now changed; and what they do is pretty self-evident:
cl i ck Odd Page Header and any header elements placed here will only appear on the odd pages of the
pr i n tout - a n d y ou ca n g ue ss wha t Even Page Header doe s.
Different first page likewise pulls no surprises, enabling you to treat the first page header/footer
differently from the remainder of the printout - an option that includes imparting no header/footer to
page one, even as the other pages show them. Check that box and then click Custom Header, and you’ll
see at the top of the dialog box (Figure 9-14):
Figure 9–14. The different First Page Header option
By now you know how this works. While this is the kind of option you’d expect to see in Word, and
you do, First Page Header may have a place in Excel printouts too. You may want to see a date on page
one alone, for example.
T he n e xt two che ck- box opti on s ar e tur n e d on by de faul t. Scale with document changes the size of
header/footer text in line with the rest of the worksheet if you resize the sheet. Clearing the option
preserves that text size even if you do make a print-size change. Align with page margins mov e s the
header/footer along the page horizontally (but not vertically , even if you change the top/bottom
mar gi n s if you change the left and/or right margins. Turning off the default keeps the header/footer )
in place, even if the margins do change. Thus if I post a page number header in the left section of
SampleSalespersonReport as per the default, Normal margins, I’ll see (Figure 9-15):
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