Excel experts. Help!

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  1. HelloCleveland!

    HelloCleveland! Well-Known Member

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    I'm an Excel novice. I have a spreadsheet with 2249 rows x 4 columns of data.

    Even at 8 point text, printing all this out will take 39 pages.

    How can I print this out to create 2 columns on each sheet?
    For example: on sheet 1, rows 1-50 of the 4 columns will print on the left side, rows 51-100 of the 4 columns will print on the right side. Sheet 2 will have rows 101-150 on the left, 151-200 on the right. And so on...
     
  2. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Get some scissors and glue. Cut them out and glue side by side.
     
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  3. HelloCleveland!

    HelloCleveland! Well-Known Member

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    You ate paste, didn't you?
     
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    walterHwhite Heisenberg

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    That's pretty easy
     
  5. Chief2Kick

    Chief2Kick I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    It's been awhile since I've done any Excel formatting but i think you use the page layout tab and then selection pane to move your cells.
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Yes :nojj:
     
  7. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    PullMyFinger Hors d'oeuvre Addict VIP

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    No idea how to do it on Excel, but check out a FinePrint. It lets you print up to 4 pages on one. Saves a ton of paper. I think they have a free trial version.
     
  9. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    JPEG it
     
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    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

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    it sounds like you have your page setup set to 132 columns instead of 80.
     
  12. banksy

    banksy You wrote "I love you" in lipstick on the mirror VIP

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    You're going to need some pliers and a set of 30 weight ball bearings.
     
  13. HelloCleveland!

    HelloCleveland! Well-Known Member

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    You got it. I've got it prepared with some 3-in-one oil and gauze pads.
     
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    HelloCleveland! Well-Known Member

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    Hey, thanks! Problem solved.
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    :toptip:
     
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    banksy You wrote "I love you" in lipstick on the mirror VIP

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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    move the lower portions of the columns over to the right and fill the page that way.

    you should be able to get several sets of columns that way, which will decrease the number of pages.
     
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    HelloCleveland! Well-Known Member

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    That would work if I just want to print without regard to formatting or future work in the spreadsheet. Moving the cells over will prevent me from still being able to sort the data as a whole.
     
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    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    SUM=B:46,X:627
     
  20. Tranquil

    Tranquil Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried plotting to a PDF at 8.5x11 first? That way you can see for sure how the prints will turn out, then from that pdf if it worked right, just make your prints. That has worked for me in the past.

    Edit: make sure your settings are set to Print to Screen when you use 8.5x11 or whatever paper size you're using.