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

The Print Dialog box in Excel

Many options are available in the Print dialog box, including:

Print Dialog Box

Printer name

The name of the default printer appears in this box. If you are connected to more than one printer, you can choose the name of the printer to use for this print job. Click the drop-down arrow and make a printer selection.

Properties button

Use this to view or change the printer's settings.

Print range

Using the Print Range option boxes, choose which pages of your document to print.

Number of copies

Click the up or down arrows in the Number of Copies list box to choose the number of copies you want to print.

To print:

  • Click any of the desired options. The options are activated.
  • Click OK to print your document and close the Print dialog box.