Solved

Excel 2010 - Discrepency between printed output and what appears on the screen

Posted on 2014-02-20
3
201 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-03
I work hard to format my worksheet for printing and when I print it out my output shows columns that are too narrow "###########" appearing.  Why is there a difference between my print preview/screen display  and my actual printed output?
0
Comment
Question by:brothertruffle880
3 Comments
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
ID: 39872848
Hi

Excel is not able to show it accurately in the print preview (due to proportional fonts).
refer to

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/214394/en-us

Regards
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:sarvjita
ID: 39872908
you have to expand the column by dragging or double clicking top right side of column.
col.GIF
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:KCTS
ID: 39872952
It can happen sometimes especially when the printer driver is not the exact match for the printer, or an older driver or when the printer renders fonts differently.
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This code takes an Excel list of URL’s and adds a header titled “URL List”. It then searches through all URL’s in column “A”, looking for duplicates. When a duplicate is found, it is moved to the top of the list. The duplicate URL’s are then highlig…
Do you use a spreadsheet like Microsoft's Excel?  Have you ever wanted to link out to a non excel file on your computer or network drive?  This is the way I found to do it!
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate in Google Sheets how to use the HYPERLINK function to create live links inside your spreadsheet.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates in Microsoft Excel how to consolidate your marketing data by creating an interactive charts using form controls. This creates cool drop-downs for viewers of your chart to choose from.

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question