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Print Preview in Excel 2010 adjusts your workbook so it is easier to read on your monitor. However, the printed output may look different than what you see in the preview. If your print preview is different than what is printed, follow the steps in this article.



Please try each method in the order listed. Start by installing the latest Microsoft updates.

Install the latest Microsoft updates.
You might need to set Windows Update to automatically download and install recommended updates. Installing any important, recommended, and optional updates can often correct problems by replacing out-of-date files and fixing vulnerabilities.

Install the latest Office updates.

Your printer driver may need updating.
Your Print Preview is in color but the printer prints black & white.
Text Prints beyond the margin.
Gridlines do not print.
Text is Garbled.
Text in some of the cells is cut off.

Need more help?
More information about print preview is provided in this Printing and print preview article.

You can also get help from the Microsoft Community online community, search for more information on Microsoft Support or Office Help and How To, or learn more about Microsoft Assisted Support options.


Article ID: 2678993 - Last Review: October 2, 2012 - Revision: 10.0
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  • Microsoft Excel 2010

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