Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Freezing column and row titles, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] With certain worksheets, it's going…to be really handy if you can…always see row one, the title row.…If we're looking at this data,…and we're not too familiar with it,…we start to scroll down, we're missing row one.…We forget what each column has in it.…Some are really obvious, some are not.…So we scroll back up to make that visible.…There is a feature that allows us…to see row one all of the time.…And it isn't always just row one,…although many times it would be.…Make sure you're seeing row one,…and then in the ribbon menu system, go to the View tab.…
And the choice we're talking about is…called Freeze Panes, freeze a portion of the sheet…to keep it visible while you scroll…through the rest of the sheet.…Click the option, three choices.…If we simply want to freeze the top row,…and it's certainly, at the moment, is visible,…freeze it and the only difference for the moment…on the screen is that the row separator between…rows one and two is actually black,…whereas the other row separators are gray.…
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