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Importing & Printing

Importing & Printing

Importing Data

  1. To import data into a spreadsheet select Data from the menu and click on Import External Data.
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  3. Locate the file you would like to download. In this example, we are importing a tab delimited text file called downloadable.txt. [ download this file to use while working with the tutorial ]
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  5. The Text Import Wizard will launch automatically. Make sure Delimited is checked and click Next.
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  7. Select Tab and click Next.
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  9. Click Finish.
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  11. Select where you would like to put the data. You can either put it in the existing worksheet at the specified cell or in a new worksheet.
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  13. Here is how the spreadsheet should appear when the data has been successfully imported.
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Printing Spreadsheets

  1. Select View from the menu and click on Page Break Preview.
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  3. Use the blue lines that appear on the spreadsheet to adjust the page edges for printing.
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