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How to change default view in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2014-09-05

In Excel, the default view is Normal View. But in some special cases, you may want to change the default view from Normal to Page Break Preview or Page Layout View. Now I tell you the way to change the default view in Excel.

Change default view in Excel


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To change default view in Excel, you need to go to the Excel Options to change its default setting.

1. Enable Excel, and click Office button or File tab > Options. See screenshot:

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2. In the pop-up Excel Options dialog, find Default view for new sheets in right section, and choose the view you want to specify from the drop down list. See screenshot:

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3. Click OK to close the dialog. And when you create a new workbook, the default view will be changed to the new view you choose.

Note: The changing view only work in the new creating workbooks, the existing workbook will be kept in Normal view when you open them.


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