Solved Delete blank rows and columns

July 3, 2014 at 21:11:49
Specs: Windows XP
To reduce the size of a file. No mater how many blank rows or columns are deleted the spreadsheet shows more than 60,000 rows

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July 3, 2014 at 22:57:01
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Because you have removed them individually the spreadsheet still regards the deleted rows as being part of the spreadsheet, so assuming you now have a load of blank rows and columns at the bottom or to the side of the spreadsheet you now need to delete those cells en-masse so select the unused area below, delete them again, repeat with the unused area to the side, and then re-save your spreadsheet. You should see the scroll bars only go down to the bottom of your data and the filesize should be smaller.

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July 4, 2014 at 07:53:36
MS has an add-in that you may find useful:

See Method # 2

See if that helps.


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