Microsoft KB Archive/249601

From BetaArchive Wiki
Knowledge Base

Works: Spreadsheet Is Blank in Print Preview and on Printed Output

Article ID: 249601

Article Last Modified on 1/27/2007


  • Microsoft Works 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Works 6.0
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2000
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2001

This article was previously published under Q249601


When you preview or print a spreadsheet in one of the programs listed at the beginning of this article, you may experience the following symptoms:

  • A blank spreadsheet may be displayed in the Print Preview window.

  • The printed spreadsheet may be blank.


This behavior can occur if the print area is not configured properly.


To configure the print area properly:

  1. Start Works Spreadsheet.
  2. Open the spreadsheet that you want to print.
  3. Select the cells that you want to preview or print.
  4. On the File menu, click Set Print Area.
  5. Click OK.
  6. On the File menu, click Print Preview or Print.

Additional query words: w_works works2k w2001 printing prints previews

Keywords: kbprb kbprint KB249601