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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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.


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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.


arrow blue right bubble Print multiple areas and fit them to one page with Kutools for Excel

In Excel, if you want to fit areas to one page for printing, you need to shrink the area which may make the area contents unclear. Here I introduce a wonderful printing utility – Print Multiple Selection Wizard of Kutools for Excel for you to print multiple areas into one page without resizing.

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After free installing Kutools for Excel, please follow below steps:

1. Click Enterprise > Printing > Print Multiple Selection Wizard. See screenshot:

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2. In the popping dialog, click the plus button to add the printing selections. See screenshot:

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3. Click Next to go to the step 2 of wizard, and select a setting as you need, click Next, see screenshot:

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4. In the step 3 of wizard, check the action you need to do for the temporary worksheet. Click Finish.

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Now you can see all the selections are list in a new worksheet, you can drag the selections and rearrange them into one page. See screenshots:

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Note: the selections have been converted to pictures in the new worksheet, you can resize them and drag them.

In Kutools for Excel’s Pringting funtion group, you can print multiple worksheets across workbooks, too. Click here to free get Kutools for Excel and use it without limitation!


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