How to quickly hide unused cells, rows, and columns in Excel?
If you need to keep focus on working in a small part of your worksheet in Excel, you may need to hide the unused cells, rows and columns for achieving it. Here we are going to guide you to hide all unused cells, rows, and columns in Microsoft Excel 2007/2010 quickly.
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We can hide an entire row or column by Hide & Unhide command, and can hide all blank rows and columns with this command too.
Step 1: Select the row header beneath the used working area in the worksheet.
Step 2: Press the shortcut keyboards of Ctrl + Shift + Down Arrow, and then you select all rows beneath the working area.
Step 3: Click the Home > Format > Hide & Unhide > Hide Rows. Then all selected rows beneath working areas are hidden immediately.
Step 4: Same way to hide unused columns: select the column header at the right side of used working area, press the keyboard shortcut of Ctrl + Shift + Right Arrow, and click Home >> Format >> Hide & Unhide >> Hide Columns.
Now all unused cells, rows, and columns are hidden.
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Just select the used working area, and click the Kutools > Show / Hide > Set Scroll Area, then it hides all unused cells, rows, and columns immediately.