Custom Header - incorporating contents of a cell

inarbeth

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Is there an easy way of incorporating the contents of a cell in the Custom Header (or footer) for that page in a workbook? I want to incorporate a % figure in the header so that it updates when I amend the percentage figure in cell A1. The figure must be formatted as e.g. 5% and not .05.
Can this be done?
 

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agihcam

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code;
Code:
With ActiveSheet.PageSetup
        .CenterHeader = Format(Range("a1").Value, "0%")
    End With
 

inarbeth

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Thanks for the prompt reply. How do I get this to work? I assume I right click the tab and choose View Code but then what?
 

agihcam

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double click thisworkbook from vba project then paste this code;
Code:
Private Sub Workbook_BeforePrint(Cancel As Boolean)
With ActiveSheet.PageSetup
        .CenterHeader = Format(Range("a1").Value, "0%")
    End With
End Sub
try to print preview
 

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