Printing Excel gridlines in word doc.

Tring1

New Member
Joined
Oct 2, 2006
Messages
1
I am trying to copy text and gridlines from Excel and paste them into a Word doc. When I do I am able to see the gridlines on the screen, but when I print the document the gridlines will not appear. I went into Excel and choose gridlines in page setup, but they still won't print. How can I print the girdlines. Using table in Word will not work.
 

Some videos you may like

Excel Facts

How can you automate Excel?
Press Alt+F11 from Windows Excel to open the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) editor.

SydneyGeek

MrExcel MVP
Joined
Aug 5, 2003
Messages
12,251
Hi Thomas,

When you paste into Word, you have a few options. Paste will generally dump the contents as a graphic.
Try Edit > Paste Special and see if you have the option to paste as an Excel object. That should keep the formatting.

Denis
 

Watch MrExcel Video

Forum statistics

Threads
1,118,710
Messages
5,573,743
Members
412,550
Latest member
soking
Top