Solved

Excel - delete row only when whole row is empty

Posted on 2014-12-12
2
176 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-12
There are a lot of tutorials on the net on how to delete rows when a cell is empty....However, I don't want that. I need to delete rows (in bulk) only if the whole row has no data in it. How can I do this?  Even if I have to step through a "Find" window, that will work, but I'd prefer to do it in one step if possible.
0
Comment
Question by:saturation
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
Katie Pierce earned 500 total points
ID: 40497417
Is it too much manual work to just sort the rows so that the empty rows appear at the top or the bottom, then delete in bulk? If you have multiple columns, you could sort by all of them in succession so that all the completely blank rows appear at the bottom.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:saturation
ID: 40497438
Well, duh! Guess that means I should call it quits for the day, eh?  Thank you!
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Workbook link problems after copying tabs to a new workbook? David Miller (dlmille) Intro Have you either copied sheets to a new workbook, and after having saved and opened that workbook, you find that there are links back to the original sou…
Access developers frequently have requirements to interact with Excel (import from or output to) in their applications.  You might be able to accomplish this with the TransferSpreadsheet and OutputTo methods, but in this series of articles I will di…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate on a Mac how to change the sort order for chart legend values and decrpyt the intimidating chart menu.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates in Microsoft Excel how to consolidate your marketing data by creating an interactive charts using form controls. This creates cool drop-downs for viewers of your chart to choose from.

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question