How to resize print area and fit to one page in Excel?

When you print a worksheet, its content may overflow one page, and you have to print the overflowing columns or rows in a second paper. It is not economy to print only one column or one row on one paper. Is there a way to resize the print area and fit all content to one page in Excel? Yes, there is a tricky method to resize the print area and fit to one page in Excel easily.

Resize area and fit to one page in Excel 2010

Resize area and fit to one page in Excel 2007 and 2010

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Hint


You can modify the printing settings to fit active worksheet to one page in Excel 2010. To do it, follow these steps:

Step 1: Click the File tab.

Step 2: Click the Print button at left bar.

Step 3: Go to the Setting section, and select the Fit Sheet to One Page in the No Scaling drop down box. See the following screenshot:

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Then the print area is resized and fit on one page.

Please note that this method is only valid in Excel 2010.


arrow blue right bubbleResize area and fit to one page in Excel 2007 and 2010

Actually, we can resize the print area and fit to one page by changing the Scale to Fit settings. This method is valid in both Microsoft Excel 2007 and Excel 2010.

Step 1: Go to the Scale to Fit group under the Page Layout tab.

Step 2: By default, both of the Width and Height are automatic. Change both of Width and Height to 1 page.

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Then it resizes print area, and there is only one page to print.


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