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How to prevent top row from scrolling in Excel?

When scrolling worksheet down in Excel, the top heading row is hidden. Sometimes, we need to keep the top row always visible when scrolling down. This article will introduce some tricks to prevent top row from scrolling and keep visible all the time.

Prevent top row from scrolling with Freeze Panes feature

Prevent top rows of all sheets from scrolling with Kutools for Excel

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This method is talking about preventing the top rows from scrolling in active worksheet with the Freeze Panes feature in Excel. Please do as follows:

Click View > Freeze Panes > Freeze Top Row to freeze the top row in active worksheet. See screenshot:

So far the top row in active worksheet has been locked, and it cannot be scrolled any more.

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Note: You can disable the Freeze Top Row with clicking the View > Freeze Panes > Unfreeze Panes. See screenshot:

arrow blue right bubble Prevent top rows of all sheets from scrolling with Kutools for Excel

If you have Kutools for Excel installed, its Freeze panes multiple worksheets utility can help you prevent top rows in multiple worksheets from scrolling easily. Please do as follows:

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Select the second row in active worksheet, and then click Enterprise > Worksheet > Freeze panes multiple worksheets.

So far all top rows in all worksheets have been locked at once.

Note: To unfreeze top rows in all worksheets, please click Enterprise > Worksheet > Unfreeze panes multiple worksheets.

Kutools for Excel's Freeze Panes multiple worksheets utility and Unfreeze panes multiple workbooks enable Excel users one click to enable/disable same freeze panes in all worksheets.

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