How to remove blank rows in Microsoft Excel in 7 easy steps

Here are 7 easy steps on how to remove blank rows in Microsoft Excel:

  1. Select the rows that contain blank cells. You can do this by clicking on the row number of the first blank row, and then holding down the Shift key while clicking on the row number of the last blank row.
  2. Click on the Home tab, and then in the Editing group, click on the Delete button.
  3. In the Delete dialog box, select the option for Entire row, and then click on the OK button.

This will remove all of the blank rows in the selected range.

Here are some other methods you can use to remove blank rows in Microsoft Excel:

  • Use the Advanced Filter: This method allows you to filter out blank rows based on certain criteria. To do this, follow these steps:

    1. Click on the Data tab, and then in the Sort & Filter group, click on the Advanced button.
    2. In the Advanced Filter dialog box, select the option for Select All in the Where column.
    3. In the Criteria row, type <>"" in the cell. This will filter out all rows that contain blank cells.
    4. Click on the OK button.
  • Use a macro: You can also use a macro to remove blank rows in Microsoft Excel. To do this, follow these steps:

    1. Press Alt + F11 to open the Visual Basic Editor.
    2. In the Visual Basic Editor, click on the Insert menu, and then select Module.
    3. In the Module window, paste the following code:
Sub RemoveBlankRows()

Dim ws As Worksheet
Dim i As Long

Set ws = ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet1")

For i = ws.Rows.Count To 1 Step -1
    If ws.Rows(i).Cells.Count = 0 Then
        ws.Rows(i).Delete
    End If
Next i

End Sub
  1. Save the macro, and then click on the Run button to run it.

This macro will remove all of the blank rows in the active sheet.

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