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Need help manipulating this workbook excel 2010

Posted on 2014-04-27
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The attached excel file is used at my company (not by me).  The individual who use to maintain it has left the company.  We need to change the date range on it, but having problems (I am not a big excel user.)  

Can someone have a look and alter it so that it begins on 3/1/2014 (all columns before that date can be removed.) and extends out to 12/31/2014.  I would also like to know how to do it?  I am not understanding why, in it's current condition, I cannot add columns??  As mentioned- I don't use excel much but typically I don't have a problem doing that!!

Thanks much.
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Since old Excel file has a limit 256 columns for each sheet.

One way to deal with this issue is to delete the columns before 3/1/2014.  However, you need to set explicitly the value "3/1/2014" in cell DR2, and then delete the columns B to DQ, but in this way, the last column is still only 11/10/2014.

Another way is to convert to excel 2007/2010 new format, which allows up to 16384 to hold the information you need. You can go to File -> Info -> Convert.
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perfect- thanks!
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