Show only few rows & columns in Excel [Quick tip]
Each new sheet in MS Excel comes up with a 1,048,576 rows and 16,384 columns. While it has a certain binary romantic ring to it (2^20 rows & 2^14 columns), I am yet to meet anyone using even half the number of rows & columns Excel has to offer.
So why leave all those empty rows & columns hanging in your reports?
Would it not look cool if your reports showed only few rows & columns as needed, like this:
Today, lets learn how to do this.
Showing only few rows & columns in Excel
Step 1: Select the column from which you want to hide.
Step 2: Press CTRL+Shift+Right Arrow to select all the columns till XFD.
Step 3: Right click and hide
Step 4: Select the row from which you want to hide.
Step 5: Press CTRL+Shift+Down Arrow to select all rows until 2^20
Step 6: Hide the rows too. And you are done!
See this demo:
Bonus tips: Learn how to make better Excel sheets
My name is Chandoo. Thanks for dropping by. My mission is to make you awesome in Excel & your work. I live in Wellington, New Zealand. When I am not F9ing my formulas, I cycle, cook or play lego with my kids. Know more about me.
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