Printing in Excel can sometimes be complicated. Learn about Excel printing, including setting the right print area, in this lesson.

Printing in Excel

Once you've made the necessary adjustments to your Excel spreadsheet, you're ready to print. Printing in Excel is similar to printing in other Office 2000 applications, so this lesson will review printing basics and emphasize any differences.

To print your document:

  • Click the Print button on the Standard toolbar. print button
  • The document prints with default options.


  • Choose Filearrow bullet Print from the menu bar. The Print dialog box opens.
  • Choose print options in the Print dialog box.
  • Click OK. The document prints.

Important pointDon't print your Excel document without checking spelling first! Excel includes two tools to help correct spelling errors: AutoCorrect and Spelling. For a review of these features, see Word 2000's AutoCorrect and Spelling and Grammar lessons.