In this short tutorial, we’re gonna have a look at how to hide columns in an Excel spreadsheet – simple and easy! Thanks to this, you’ll be able to hide information you don’t want to share in the table.
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There are more ways to hide a column or columns in a spreadsheet. Here, I’ll introduce two of them.
Let’s crack on with the first one!
First, highlight the column you’d like to hide. This can be done through a click on the bar of letters, selecting the relevant column. If you wish to hide more columns at once, press the Shift key and click on each of the columns you want to hide. If the columns you want to hide are not consecutive, which means they do not lie next to each other, use the Ctrl key instead of Shift.
Once you’ve selected all the necessary columns, use the right-click button to see the Hide option.
The hidden columns are not visible in the table on the screen. They also won’t be printed out if you were to do so with the spreadsheet. But they’ve not been deleted! You can ‘unhide’ them anytime.
Alright! Let’s undo the changes now and let’s have a look at the other way to hide columns, too.
Select the columns again, this time by dragging, then go to Home tab, Cells section (or group), use Format button to get to the Format menu. Find Hide & Unhide option and select Hide Columns.
And the work’s done!
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