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How to delete rows if cell is greater/less than a certain value in Excel?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2020-07-02

Sometimes you may need to delete rows if cells in a specified column are greater or less than a certain value in Excel. This article will recommend several methods to deal with this problem.

Delete rows if cell is greater/less than a certain value with VBA code
Delete rows if cell is greater/less than a certain value with Kutools for Excel
Delete rows if cell is greater/less than a certain value with Kutoos for Excel


Delete rows if cell is greater/less than a certain value with VBA code

Supposing you want to delete entire rows if cell in column D is greater or less than a certain value in Excel. You can run the following VBA code to achieve it.

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 below VBA code into the Code window.

VBA code: Delete rows if cell is greater/less than a certain value in Excel

Public Sub ProcessData()
    Dim xRg As Range
    Dim xTxt As String
    On Error Resume Next
    If ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.Count > 1 Then
      xTxt = ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.AddressLocal
    Else
      xTxt = ActiveSheet.UsedRange.AddressLocal
    End If
    Set xRg = Application.InputBox("Please select range:", "Kutools for Excel", xTxt, , , , , 8)
    If xRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
    If (xRg.Areas.Count > 1) Or (xRg.Columns.Count > 1) Then
        MsgBox "You can only select one column per time", vbInformation, "Kutools for Excel"
        Exit Sub
    End If
    xRg.Range("A1").EntireRow.Insert
    Set xRg = xRg.Range("A1").Offset(-1).Resize(xRg.Rows.Count + 1)
    xRg.Range("A1") = "Temp"
    xRg.AutoFilter 1, ">30000"
    Set xRg = Application.Intersect(xRg, xRg.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible))
    On Error GoTo 0
    If Not xRg Is Nothing Then xRg.EntireRow.Delete
End Sub

Note: In the above code, >30000 means that you will delete rows if cells are greater than 30000 in a specified column. If you want to delete rows if cells are less than a certain value, please change the sign > to < and then specified your value.

3. Press F5 key to run the code, in the popping up Kutools for Excel dialog box, select the range (single column) which you will find if cells in this column are greater or less than a certain value. And then click the OK button. See screenshot:

Then all rows with cell value greater than 30000 in column D are deleted immediately.


Delete rows if cell is greater/less than a certain value with Kutools for Excel

The Select Specific Cells utility of Kutools for Excel can help you select all rows with cells greater or less than a certain value in a specified column, and then you can manually delete all selected rows at once.

Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.

1. Select the column you want to delete rows based on, then click Kutools > Select > Select Specific Cells. See screenshot:

2. In the Select Specific Cells dialog box, please select Entire row in the Selection type section. In the Specific type section, select Greater than or Less than from the first drop-down list, enter the certain value into the next textbox, and then click the OK button.

3. Then a dialog box pops up to tell you how many rows are selected, please click the OK button. And you can see all rows with value greater than 30000 in column D are selected immediately.

4. Right click on one of the selected rows, then click Delete from the right-clicking menu. And all selected rows are deleted.

  If you want to have a free trial (30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.


Delete rows if cell is greater/less than a certain value with Kutoos for Excel

In addition to the above two methods, you can filter out all rows with cells greater or less than a certain value in a specified column, and then remove all filtered rows with the Delete Hidden (Visible) Rows & Column utility of Kutools for Excel.

Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.

1. Select the column header, then click Data > Filter. See screenshot:

2. Click the drop-down arrow in the column you will delete rows based on, then click Number Filters > Greater Than or Less Than as below screenshot:

3. In the Custom AutoFilter dialog box, enter the certain number after the is greater than or is less than box, and then click the OK button.

4. Then all rows with certain cells which are greater or less than a certain value in column D are all filtered out. You can delete all filtered rows by selecting the filtered data and then click Kutools > Delete > Delete Hidden (Visible) Rows & Columns. See screenshot:

5. In the Delete Hidden (Visible) Rows & Columns dialog box, make sure the In Selected Range option is selected in the Look in drop-down list, select Rows in the Delete type section, specify Visible rows option in the Detailed type section, and finally click the OK button.

6. Then all visible rows in selected range are deleted immediately, you can cancel the filter by clicking Data > Filter.

  If you want to have a free trial (30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.


Delete rows if cell is greater/less than a certain value with Kutools for Excel


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Hi! How can I change your code (Delete Rows If Cell Is Greater/Less Than A Certain Value With VBA Code) if I would like it to work in every sheet in a workbook? I need it to delete the rows if date in column A is
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