Excel: Merge columns then delete original data

I need to take columns E,F,G .. merge them into D.. (easy enough) but how to i make D's result static so i can delete E,F,G's data excel screenshot
esvfan1Asked:
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NorieAnalyst Assistant Commented:
Select column D and copy it, then Paste>Paste Special... Values back to column D.

Now you can delete the other columns.

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esvfan1Author Commented:
Thanks.. Worked Great!
Steven CarnahanNetwork ManagerCommented:
You could play with a macro to accomplish it.  This one isn't complete and set for the columns you asked about but it will give you a starting point should you decide to go down that path.  :)

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