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In Excel you can turn on "page view" mode which allows you to see where the page breaks are in a document, and insert header and footers. This is very useful for being able to generate invoices as you can get an idea of how a page looks before you turn it into a PDF.

Is this possible in Google Spreadsheets? I'm aware that you can't set a header and footer, which is okay for me, but I'd like to be able to know where the page breaks were.

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Short answer

At this time is not possible, please submit a feature request by using Google Feedback.

Explanation

To submit a feature request by using Google Feedback from a Google spreadsheet do the following:

  1. Open a spreadsheet on Google Sheets
  2. Click on Help > Report a problem
  3. Fill up the feedback form and submit it.

References

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Click file -> print

Then click on "Set custom page breaks."

After that you can drag the lines to force the page breaks

Source: https://support.google.com/docs/answer/7663148

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  • The question is how to view/show the page breaks in the normal editing screen. Not how to set custom breaks. Aug 27 '19 at 14:38

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