Delete macro for blank rows/column on selected tabs

Assume that there are two tabs with data on a file and each tab has a different number of rows and columns populated. What I need to do is to delete all the rest of the blank rows and columns from those tabs via a macro run.  Can I get a working sample for that please?  Thank you in advance.
trusxlsolBusiness Systems AnalystAsked:
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byundtMechanical EngineerCommented:
You might try a macro like this to delete your blank rows and columns. It works on the active worksheet.
Sub DeleteEmptyRowsAndColumns()
Dim rg As Range
Dim i As Long, j As Long
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Set rg = ActiveSheet.UsedRange
For i = rg.Rows.Count To 1 Step -1
    If Application.CountA(rg.Rows(i)) = 0 Then rg.Rows(i).Delete
Next
For j = rg.Columns.Count To 1 Step -1
    If Application.CountA(rg.Columns(j)) = 0 Then rg.Columns(j).Delete
Next
End Sub

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gowflowCommented:
Hello,

This macro should delelte all blank rows 'below' and colmns 'after to the right' of your existing data in all of the worksheets in your current workbook.

I have put in the attached workbook some data for trial. Simply make sure your macros are activated and choose to run the macro called DeleteBlankRowsCols

Sub DeleteBlankRowsCols()
Dim WS As Worksheet
Dim MaxRow As Long, MaxCol As Long
Dim Rng As Range, RngtoDel As Range

For Each WS In ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets
    '---> Get LastRow and LastCol for that sheet
    Set Rng = WS.UsedRange
    MaxRow = Rng.Rows.Count
    MaxCol = Rng.Columns.Count
    
    '---> Delete All Columns after the usedrange
    Set RngtoDel = WS.Range(WS.Cells(1, MaxCol + 1), WS.Cells(1, WS.Columns.Count))
    RngtoDel.EntireColumn.Delete
    
    '---> Delete All Rows after the usedrange
    Set RngtoDel = WS.Range(WS.Cells(MaxRow + 1, 1), WS.Cells(WS.Rows.Count, 1))
    RngtoDel.EntireRow.Delete

Next WS

MsgBox ("All blank Rows and Columns Successfully deleted in all sheets of this workbook.")

End Sub

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trusxlsolBusiness Systems AnalystAuthor Commented:
Thank you!
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