How to remove blank or empty rows in Excel?
If there are hundreds of blank rows scattering through the whole worksheets, you will be frustrated about it. This tutorial is giving instructions on how to remove all the blank rows step by step.
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1. Select the range containing blank rows you want to remove.
2. Click Home > Find & Select > Go To Special.
3. In the Go To Special dialog box, check the Blanks option.
4. And then click OK, all of the entire blank rows are highlighted. Then click Home > Delete > Delete Sheet Rows, the blank rows have been deleted from the selected range. See screenshots:
The following VBA code also can help you to delete the blank rows of the selected range. Please do as this:
1. Select the range that you want to remove the blank rows.
2. Click Developer > Visual Basic, a new Microsoft Visual Basic for applications window will be displayed, click Insert > Module, and input the following code into the Module:
VBA: Remove blank rows of the selected range.
Sub DeleteBlankRows() 'Update 20131107 Dim Rng As Range Dim WorkRng As Range On Error Resume Next xTitleId = "KutoolsforExcel" Set WorkRng = Application.Selection Set WorkRng = Application.InputBox("Range", xTitleId, WorkRng.Address, Type:=8) xRows = WorkRng.Rows.Count Application.ScreenUpdating = False For i = xRows To 1 Step -1 If Application.WorksheetFunction.CountA(WorkRng.Rows(i)) = 0 Then WorkRng.Rows(i).EntireRow.Delete XlDeleteShiftDirection.xlShiftUp End If Next Application.ScreenUpdating = True End Sub
3. Then click button to run the code. And the entire blank rows in the selection will be removed.
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1. Click Kutools > Delete > Delete Blank Rows, see screenshot:
2. Then you can choose the scope to delete the blank rows. You can delete the blank rows in the selected range, in active sheet, in selected sheets and in all sheets of Excel. For more detail information about this utility, please visit here.
Tip: If there is a row which looks like a blank row but it contains invisible characters in its cells, this utility cannot delete such blank rows.
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To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 3 months agoVERY NICE, THANKS
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 4 months ago:lol: Good to share! Thank you!
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 5 months agoVery Helpful :-) it helped me to reconcile big report.
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 5 months agoGuys I recently had this issue. I realised that the F5 special blanks wouldn't work because some of my columns had merged data sharing some rows...
I just selected the columns needed and make sure the merge button was unselected. From there, the F5 special blanks select worked!
Hope it helps someone.
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 11 months agoThis is simple VBA code to delete the entire rows based on particular column:-
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