Google Sheets provides a user-friendly platform to store, manage and manipulate data. One of the features that users may need to understand is how to view the print area. The “Print area” refers to the specific parts of your sheet that will be printed when you choose to print the document. This blog post will guide you through the process of viewing the print area in Google Sheets in a few simple steps.
Setting the Print Area in Google Sheets
Before you can view the print area, you must first set it. Here’s how you do it:
- Open your Google Sheets document.
- Select the cells you want to set as the print area.
- Click on the File menu, then select Print.
- In the print settings window, under the Print Range section, select the Selected cells option. This sets your selected cells as the print area.
Here’s a small piece of inline code to show the series of commands: File -> Print -> Selected cells.
Viewing the Print Area in Google Sheets
Once you have set the print area, you can now view it. Here’s how:
- Go to the File menu and select Print again. This opens the print settings window.
- Under the Print Range section, you should see the Selected cells option already selected. Right below it, you’ll see the range of the selected print area, such as A1:D10 depending on the cells you selected.
Inline code to show the commands: File -> Print -> Selected cells.
Resetting the Print Area
If you want to print a different area or the entire sheet, you can easily reset the print area. Follow these steps:
- Go to the File menu and select Print.
- Under the Print Range section, select the All cells option to print everything, or select different cells on the sheet to set a new print area.
The series of commands for this is: File -> Print -> All cells for printing the entire sheet, or File -> Print -> Selected cells for setting a new print area.
Setting and viewing the print area in Google Sheets is a simple process that can greatly enhance your productivity. By following the steps outlined in this blog post, you can better manage your data and print only the information you need. Happy Spreadsheets!