Excel/Excel margins and page numbers
I am using Microsoft Office Excel 97-2003.
I want to right justify the footer with the cells above the footer, and I want the page numbers to be correct.
When I reduce the right margin so it lines up, the footer's "page x of y" increases to "page x of (y+1)" as the nearest cells, which are unused, extend into the next page. When I right justify it, the page number increases. If I want the page number to be correct, it doesn't line up. How can I line up the footer text with the contents of the cells above---and without the page number increasing? I need both the line-up and the correct page number.
Thank you for sending the screen capture, which helped.
I believe the problem is that you have set the right margin just slightly inside of column J. This forces Excel to split the page vertically such that the right side of column J will print on a separate page, thus the increased page count. To solve this problem make sure there is no data on the sheet to the right of column J. Then set the margin to the right (just slightly) of column J. That should cause the page count to drop to 1 and have the footer page number right justify to the margin, which is now the right side of column J.
Please let me know if this solves the problem.
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