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How to delete rows with missing/blank values in certain columns in Excel?

In some cases, you may need to delete the entire rows with missing value or blank cell in a range of cells in Excel. This article will show you how to deal with this problem.

Delete rows with missing/blank values in certain columns with VBA code


Delete rows with missing/blank values in certain columns with VBA code

Supposing you want to delete rows if missing value exists in column B and D as bellow screenshot shown. You can run the following VBA code to achieve it.

1. Press Alt + F11 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 with missing/blank values in certain columns

Sub DeleteRows()
    Dim I As Integer
    Dim xCount As Integer
    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 Then
        MsgBox "You can’t select multiple ranges to operate", vbInformation, "Kutools for Excel"
        Exit Sub
    End If
    xCount = xRg.Rows.Count
    For I = xCount To 1 Step -1
        If Application.WorksheetFunction.CountBlank(xRg.Rows(I)) > 0 Then
            xRg.Rows(I).EntireRow.Delete
        End If
    Next
End Sub

3. Press F5 key to run the code. Then a Kutools for Excel dialog box pops up, please select the column range which you want to check if missing value exists or not, and then click the OK button.

After clicking the OK button, you can see all rows with missing value in column B and D are deleted immediately. See screenshot:

Note: You can’t select multiple ranges to operate at the same time. If missing value exists in multiple columns and you want to delete all rows, you can repeat the above step 3 from one column to another.


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The Fill Blank Cells utility of Kutools for Excel can help you easily handle blank cells in Excel. For example, you can fill all blank cells in a selected range with fixed value, fill blank cells based on the value in above, down, left or right cell, or you can fill the blank cells with linear values. See screenshot:
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