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Old January 19th 05, 10:19 PM
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Is there any way to change the right margin in Excel, or is it going to
default no matter what?

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Old January 19th 05, 10:41 PM
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Modify a spreadsheet to set the margins the way you want (and any other
setting) and save it as book.xlt in C:\Documents and
Settings\username\Application\Data\Microsoft\Excel \XLSTART.


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Is there any way to change the right margin in Excel, or is it going to
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Old January 19th 05, 10:46 PM
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The margins of left and right headers cannot be changed.

The only way to move them is to pad with spaces.

i.e. enter your right header as custom then add several spaces to move it
left.

You cannot move it more to the right.


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Is there any way to change the right margin in Excel, or is it going to
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Old January 20th 05, 12:51 AM
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Thanks for your help. However, I can't get it to move more to the left by
spacing extra either.

"Gord Dibben" wrote:

The margins of left and right headers cannot be changed.

The only way to move them is to pad with spaces.

i.e. enter your right header as custom then add several spaces to move it
left.

You cannot move it more to the right.


Gord Dibben Excel MVP

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Is there any way to change the right margin in Excel, or is it going to
default no matter what?



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Old January 20th 05, 01:19 AM
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Try this....

In the Custom Header rightside dialog box enter the date by clicking on the
Date icon. Or text or whatever you want.

Now lean on the spacebar for a while. You won't see the spaces being entered.

Check Print Preview.

Date should be moved over to the left by the number of spaces you entered.


Gord

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Thanks for your help. However, I can't get it to move more to the left by
spacing extra either.

"Gord Dibben" wrote:

The margins of left and right headers cannot be changed.

The only way to move them is to pad with spaces.

i.e. enter your right header as custom then add several spaces to move it
left.

You cannot move it more to the right.


Gord Dibben Excel MVP

On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 14:19:05 -0800, ncford
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Is there any way to change the right margin in Excel, or is it going to
default no matter what?






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Old January 20th 05, 03:17 AM
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Sorry, I never could get it to work. I have XP, and maybe it is different in
2003, but mine never moved at all. It told me that I couldn't have more than
255 characters in the header, I took a few out, but then when I print
previewed it, it was still at the right. I appreciate your help. Really you
have just helped me prove what I needed to....that it can't be easily done.
Thank you.

"Gord Dibben" wrote:

Try this....

In the Custom Header rightside dialog box enter the date by clicking on the
Date icon. Or text or whatever you want.

Now lean on the spacebar for a while. You won't see the spaces being entered.

Check Print Preview.

Date should be moved over to the left by the number of spaces you entered.


Gord

On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 16:51:04 -0800, ncford
wrote:

Thanks for your help. However, I can't get it to move more to the left by
spacing extra either.

"Gord Dibben" wrote:

The margins of left and right headers cannot be changed.

The only way to move them is to pad with spaces.

i.e. enter your right header as custom then add several spaces to move it
left.

You cannot move it more to the right.


Gord Dibben Excel MVP

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Is there any way to change the right margin in Excel, or is it going to
default no matter what?






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