In Google Docs I can apply a header and footer which can contain custom text or images to a doc.

In Google Sheets I can see how to apply a footer but it seems to only allow me to use standard data such as page number , sheet title etc, is it possible to use custom text and images in a Google Sheets header/footer?


After invoking print preview by CTRL + P you can Edit custom fields under Headers & footers

There you can add your custom text.

For an image, you can use =IMAGE("https://i.imgur.com/HC08Fqe.png?1"; 3) and place it under Frozen rows which can act like custom header if you select to repeat them.

Otherwise, you can create fully custom headers/footers simply by counting rows.

  • thanks i tried that but couldnt get the image to output, rather it just outs the formula instead (see screenshot here) any ideas where im going wrong ? imgur.com/a/o8ouSdV
    – sam
    Dec 3 '18 at 12:32
  • Here is my setup page : imgur.com/a/HYYRGfz
    – sam
    Dec 3 '18 at 12:33
  • @sam for that image you need to put it under "frozen rows" not "headers&footers"
    – user0
    Dec 25 '18 at 17:18

Just paste the image in the rows where the header will be and it will show in all the sheets when you choose repeat frozen rows.
I wish I could do the same with a footer, but no solution for now.


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