Add a picture to an Excel worksheet's header

If you're looking for a way to add some pizzazz to let your Excel spreadsheets stand out, a simple trick is to add a picture to your worksheet's header or footer. Read this Excel tip to learn how to add a picture to your spreadsheet header.

Microsoft Excel 2002 and 2003 lets you add a picture to a worksheet's header or footer. For example, suppose you want to create a header that features your company name and logo.

Follow these steps:

  1. Open the worksheet, and go to File | Page Setup.
  2. On the Header/Footer tab, click the Custom Header button.
  3. Put your cursor in the section you want the company logo to appear, and click the Insert Picture button.
  4. Navigate to the picture you want to insert, select it, and click Insert.
  5. To make any desired changes, click the Format Picture button.
  6. Enter your company's name in the section where you want it to appear.
  7. To make any desired changes, click the Font button.
  8. Click OK twice.

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