Creating A Linked Picture Of A Range
Many users overlook a useful Excel feature that can create a live "snapshot" of a range and placing it anywhere you like.
To use this feature:
Select a range of cells
Choose Edit, Copy
Hold down the Shift key, and then choose Edit, Paste Picture Link.
The result is an image of the selected range that will reflect any subsequent changes to the source.
This technique is great for printing noncontiguous ranges on a single page. After creating a series of linked pictures of ranges, set them to print on one page.
Note: The Paste Picture Link command is a hidden command, and it appears on the Edit menu only if you press the Shift key.
Excel has a long history, and it continues to evolve and change. Consequently, the tips provided here do not necessarily apply to all versions of Excel.
In particular, the user interface for Excel 2007 (and later), is vastly different from its predecessors. Therefore, the menu commands listed in older tips, will not correspond to the Excel 2007 (and later) user interface.
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