Excel question

  rawsongreen 15:58 04 Mar 2010
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After manipulating a very large database with subtotals and sorts I have now a lot of rows with nothing in them. Is it possible to delete these?

  Seth Haniel 16:04 04 Mar 2010

clock on the empty row number -then right click select delete. you can select more rows by holding shift and dragging mouse down over empty rows. remember if you make a mistake you can always - edit -undo

  Seth Haniel 16:07 04 Mar 2010

the final 'sum=' would have to be modified to the new row number

  VoG II 16:08 04 Mar 2010

Try running this macro


Sub DelBl()
Dim LR As Long, i As Long
LR = ActiveSheet.UsedRange.Find(what:="*", SearchDirection:=xlPrevious, SearchOrder:=xlByRows).Row
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
For i = LR To 1 Step -1
If WorksheetFunction.CountA(Rows(i)) = 0 Then Rows(i).Delete
Next i
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

  rawsongreen 16:54 04 Mar 2010

Thanks Seth.

Vog can you explain how I run that macro.
Single syllables may be needed!!!!!
Thanks.

  VoG II 17:04 04 Mar 2010

Assuming XL 2003 or earlier...

Press ALT + F11 to open the Visual Basic Editor, select Module from the Insert menu and paste the code into the white space on the right.

Press ALT + Q to return to your sheet, Tools > Macro > Macros, highlight DelBl and click the Run button.

  rawsongreen 17:17 04 Mar 2010

Vog you're a genius!

Many thanks again.

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