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How to change height of header or footer to bigger or smaller in Excel?

As we known, we can change the row height and column width of the selected cells, but have you ever tried to change the height of header or footer to bigger or smaller in Excel? Here, this article, I will tell you the methods on solving this job.

Changing height of header or footer by dragging

Changing height of header or footer by Margin


Changing height of header or footer by dragging

To change the height of header or footer, you can drag the height bigger or smaller as you need in Page Layout view.

Click View > Page Layout to entering Page Layout view. See screenshot:
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Then dragging the top margin up or down as you need to change the height of the header.
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If you want to change the height of footer, dragging bottom margin to resize.
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Changing height of header or footer by Margin

Moreover, you can change the height of header or footer in the Page Setup dialog.

1. Click Page Layout > Margins > Custom Margins. See screenshot:
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2. In the popping Page Setup dialog, enter larger or smaller numbers into Top or Bottom textbox to change the height of header or footer. See screenshot:
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3. Click OK, the header or footer height will be changed.

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