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How to make top row always stay visible in Excel?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2020-05-28

For many Excel users, the data header always locates on the first row of worksheet. By default, when you scroll down the worksheet, the top row will be hidden. Keeping the top row always stay visible makes data easily to read. In this article, we will show you methods of making top row always stay visible in current worksheet or all worksheets in active workbook.

Make top row always stay visible in current sheet
Make top row always stay visible in all sheets

Make top row always stay visible in current sheet

The Freeze Top Row feature of Excel can freeze the top row in current active sheet and make this row always stay visible no matter how you scroll up and down the worksheet.

1. Stay in the worksheet you need to make top row always stay visible, then click View > Freeze Panes > Freeze Top Row. See screenshot:

Then the top row of current worksheet is frozen and will always stay visible until you unfreeze it.

Make top row always stay visible in all sheets

If you want to make all top rows always stay visible in all worksheets, you can try the Freeze Panes Multiple Worksheets utility

Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.

1. Select cell A2 in your worksheet, and then click Kutools Plus> Worksheet > Freeze panes multiple worksheets. See screenshot:

Then top rows in all worksheets are frozen immediately at once.

Note: Click Kutools Plus > Worksheet > Unfreeze panes multiple worksheets to unfreeze them at once.

  If you want to have a free trial (30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

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