Formatting and VBA codes for headers and footers
The following special formatting and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) codes can be included as a part of the header and footer properties (LeftHeader, CenterHeader, RightHeader, LeftFooter, CenterFooter, and RightFooter).
|&L||Left aligns the characters that follow.|
|&C||Centers the characters that follow.|
|&R||Right aligns the characters that follow.|
|&E||Turns double-underline printing on or off.|
|&X||Turns superscript printing on or off.|
|&Y||Turns subscript printing on or off.|
|&B||Turns bold printing on or off.|
|&I||Turns italic printing on or off.|
|&U||Turns underline printing on or off.|
|&S||Turns strikethrough printing on or off.|
|&"fontname"||Prints the characters that follow in the specified font. Be sure to include the double quotation marks.|
|&nn||Prints the characters that follow in the specified font size. Use a two-digit number to specify a size in points.|
|&color||Prints the characters in the specified color. User supplies a hexadecimal color value.|
|&"+"||Prints the characters that follow in the Heading font of the current theme. Be sure to include the double quotation marks.|
|&"-"||Prints the characters that follow in the Body font of the current theme. Be sure to include the double quotation marks.|
|&K xx. S nnn||Prints the characters that follow in the specified color from the current theme.
xx is a two-digit number from 1 to 12 that specifies the theme color to use.
S nnn specifies the shade (tint) of that theme color. Specify S as + to produce a lighter shade; specify S as - to produce a darker shade.
nnn is a three-digit whole number that specifies a percentage from 0 to 100.
If the values that specify the theme color or shade are not within the described limits, Excel will use the nearest valid value.
|&D||Prints the current date.|
|&T||Prints the current time.|
|&F||Prints the name of the document.|
|&A||Prints the name of the workbook tab.|
|&P||Prints the page number.|
|&P+number||Prints the page number plus the specified number.|
|&P-number||Prints the page number minus the specified number.|
|&&||Prints a single ampersand.|
|&N||Prints the total number of pages in the document.|
|&Z||Prints the file path.|
|&G||Inserts an image.|
The following code shows how formatting and VBA codes can be used to modify the header information and appearance.
Sub Date_Time() ActiveSheet.PageSetup.CenterHeader = "&D &B&ITime:&I&B&T" End Sub
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