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   I have a line in a macro which gets a value from a cell and prints it as the page header, when the "print area" is printed.  How can I change the font of this title?  I have seen references to "&16" to make the font be size 16, for example, but I can't figure out where to add this to my code.

The line in question, which works except for the font is too small, reads

 .CenterHeader = Range("F4").Value

Thanks for your help.

  >>> Bill


The easiest way to get the syntax is to manually enter a header or footer and formatting it while the macro recorder is on.  Then turn the macro recorder off and look at the recorded code.  As an example:

With Activesheet.pagesetup
  .CenterHeader = "&16The Dog is Fat"
End With

Of course your test would be recorded as a constant as above, but it can be modified to concatenate in your cell value as below:

With Activesheet.pagesetup
  .CenterHeader = "&16"&Range("F4").value
End With

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