Sometimes we get data in Excel from External sources. These data may not be in an ordered format, they may contain blank rows that you don't need. In that case, you first try to delete the blank rows. That is one approach. You can do that too. But the best way is to copy the data in a separate excel file or sheet and leave the source data intact. You may need it later to check the original data.
So, how do we retain only non-blank cells/ranges in Excel? There are two approaches I take.
Let's see the first method
Here, I have sample data in Excel. It has some blank rows. I want to copy only the non-blank cells to a new sheet. For that, I have to first select those non-blank cells and then copy it. To do so, I will use the Go To Special option. Follow these steps:
Now you wave the data without blank records.
Note: If you have selected only one cell while using go to special method, it will select all the cells that are not blank the entire sheet. This may prevent the copying of data.
Another method to copy non-empty ranges in a table is to use the filter. Let's use the above data to do the same.
Follow these steps:
That's it. This how you can copy non-empty ranges to new sheets in excel. If you have any doubts regarding this topic or any other Excel/VBA related query, ask in the comments section below.
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