Page Breaks


Insert a page break in Excel to specify where a new page will begin in the printed copy.

To insert a horizontal page break, execute the following steps.

1. Select the first row of the new page.

Select First Row

2. On the Page Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click Breaks.

Click Breaks

3. Click Insert Page Break.

Insert Page Break

Excel displays a solid line (manual page break) to show you where the new page begins. Dashed lines are page breaks inserted automatically by Excel.

Solid Line

Note: in a similar way, you can select a column to insert a vertical page break.

4. On the File tab, click Print for a print preview.

Print Preview Page 1

Print Preview Page 2

Note: to remove a horizontal page break, select a cell below the page break that you want to remove and click Breaks, Remove Page Break. To remove all manual page breaks, click Breaks, Reset All Page Breaks. You cannot remove automatic page breaks.

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