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Printing multiple sheets from an Excel spreadsheet embedded in a Word 2007 document

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I have a Word 2007 document that includes an embedded Excel 2007 spreadsheet.  The spreadsheet has multiple work sheets (tabs).  It can be opened and updated just fine, but when printing the Word document, only the current sheet (whatever one is left selected when returning to the Word document) actually prints.  I would like it to print all of the work sheets, not just the currently active one.  I have tried selecting all tabs (group select), then going out to the Word document and printing - same problem, only the currently selected work sheet prints.  ... I know in Excel I can print all work sheets in a particluar spreadsheet through various means.  I can't seem to get any of them to work when the Excel spreadsheet is embedded in a Word document.  Any suggestions?
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Ingeborg Hawighorst earned 500 total points
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Hello,

Word is WYSIWYG. What you see on the screen is what will be printed. If you need several different sheets of an embedded Excel file printed, then you need to create embedded objects for each of these Excel sheets.

Or, bring the sheets to the front one by one and print the current page of the Word document until you have printed all sheets.

cheers, teylyn
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I was afraid that was the answer I was going to receive, but was holding out some hope I would get lucky.

Seems silly to me that I can print all the worksheets in the same workbook opened only in Excel, but when it gets embeded that functionality goes away.  I wouldn't have thought it that hard to include - and potentially quite useful.

I can embed each worksheet separately, but it will be a bit more work to set up and maintain.  

Hmmm, I may need to rethink a few things.

Thanks for your answer teylyn, much appreciated.


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