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How to delete all rows except the first header row in Excel?

Sometimes, you may need to clear all contents except the first header row in order to update all data again. This article will show you method of deleting all rows except the first header row in Excel.

Delete all rows except the first header row with VBA code


Delete all rows except the first header row with VBA code

The following VBA code can help you delete all rows except the first header row in Excel. Please do as follows.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, click Insert > Module. Then copy and paste the following VBA code into the Code window.

VBA code: Delete all rows except the first header row in Excel

Sub DeleteExceptFirst()
Rows("2:" & Rows.Count).ClearContents
End Sub

3. Press the F5 key to run the code, then all rows except the first header row are deleted from the active worksheet immediately. See screenshot:


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This is great information! Thank you for it so very much, I never even knew about using code to modify Excel documents!
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