Mobile menu

How do I lock a line in Excel?
Thread poster: urst

urst  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 18:46
German to Spanish
+ ...
Jan 14, 2005

Hi, I'm working with Excel 2002, Windows XP and I do have an excel file where the first line is 'locked' in place, meaning that it doesn't scroll away, when I scroll down the document. This I found very convenient and I would like to use it for my own lists and things - but I haven't been able to find the gimmick to activate this function. I am sure this is an easy thing to do, I hope, but I am not really Excellent.) Thank you so much

Direct link Reply with quote
 
Gildas Gouardos  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 18:46
English to French
Select row below the row - go to Window > Unfreeze Panes Jan 14, 2005

Hi,

Here is how I usually proceed:

If you want to 'lock' the row 100, select the first cell just below it (in row 101), go to Window > Unfreeze Panes.
Hope this helps

G.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Csaba Ban  Identity Verified
Hungary
Local time: 18:46
Member (2002)
English to Hungarian
+ ...
with a little correction Jan 14, 2005

When you lock rows or columns, you "Freeze" the panes, when you release this locking, you "unfreeze" them.

To freeze a row or several rows, select the first row that you would like to have scrollable.
To freeze a column or several columns, select the first column that you would like to have scrollable.
You may also freeze one or several rows AND columns. In this case select the first cell (E.g. C3, if you need to fixed rows and two fixed columns).

After selection: Window - Freeze Panes


Direct link Reply with quote
 

urst  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 18:46
German to Spanish
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Yes, great! That's what I was looking for. Thanks Jan 15, 2005

a lot

Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

How do I lock a line in Excel?

Advanced search






PerfectIt consistency checker
Faster Checking, Greater Accuracy

PerfectIt helps deliver error-free documents. It improves consistency, ensures quality and helps to enforce style guides. It’s a powerful tool for pro users, and comes with the assurance of a 30-day money back guarantee.

More info »
SDL MultiTerm 2017
Guarantee a unified, consistent and high-quality translation with terminology software by the industry leaders.

SDL MultiTerm 2017 allows translators to create one central location to store and manage multilingual terminology, and with SDL MultiTerm Extract 2017 you can automatically create term lists from your existing documentation to save time.

More info »



All of ProZ.com
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs