In this article, we will learn how to find and delete unwanted and orphaned links in Microsoft Excel 2010.
While working on reports, templates & dashboard, you create many Named ranges & after few days, you want to keep only the used ranges in ‘Named Manager’.
Links are created unintentionally by copying or moving sheets containing range in Defined Names from one workbook to another. When moving or copying a sheet by selecting its tab, unwanted links can be created in the new workbook if the copied sheet contains Named ranges.
Broken links are created when the location of the precedent workbook is changed on the hard disk. If you save a workbook that is linked to another workbook and then move or copy the linked workbook to another folder on the hard disk, the first workbook will incorrectly refer to the original reference location.
Let us take an example:
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