HPageBreaks Object (Excel)

The collection of horizontal page breaks within the print area.


Each horizontal page break is represented by an HPageBreak object.

If you add a page break that does not intersect the print area, then the newly-added HPageBreak object will not appear in the HPageBreaks collection for the print area. The contents of the collection may change if the print area is resized or redefined.

When the Application property, Count property, Item property, Parent property or Add method is used in conjunction with the HPageBreaks property:

  • For an automatic print area, the HPageBreaks property applies only to the page breaks within the print area.

  • For a user-defined print area of the same range, the HPageBreaks property applies to all of the page breaks.


There is a limit of 1026 horizontal page breaks per sheet.


Use the HPageBreaks property to return the HPageBreaks collection. Use the Add method to add a horizontal page break. The following example adds a horizontal page break above the active cell.

ActiveSheet.HPageBreaks.Add Before:=ActiveCell

See Also


HPageBreaks Object Members

Excel Object Model Reference