Excel.Tips.Net: First and Last Names in a Page Header

By Allen Wyatt for Excel.Tips.Net

David is administering an election for a professional society and the roster of eligible voters is a worksheet. There are approximately 1,200 eligible voters, so the printout is over twenty pages long. David has a footer with the page number—which is helpful—but it would be great if he could have, in the header of each page, the first name on the page and the last name on the page.

In Excel there is no native way to do this. It is a relative snap to do in Word, however, so one solution is to paste the sorted names into a Word document and then add the desired header that shows the names. While this can work, it becomes a pain to make sure that the Word version of the list is always in sync with the Excel version of the list, and vice-versa.

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