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sj1601

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I copied some data off of a website onto my Excel sheet and in the process I also copied a drop down menu and a button. Now I am trying to get rid of the drop down menu and the button but it wouldn't co-operate. I have tried everything, from simple deleting to deleting the entire row/column. It doesn't work.

Can someone suggest a way to get rid of it?

Thanks in advance.
 

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PATSYS

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It could be objects, try to click EDIT menu, Go To, Special, then check Objects. Then press delete.
 

Dan71

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Could try copy and paste special values into a new sheet if you don't need the formatting etc.
Dan
 

sj1601

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Dan,

I am sorry, I didn't quite understand your solution. My intention is to delete it not copy to another place.
 

PATSYS

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Can you post your sheet so we can see what kind of dropdown are you referring to?
 

erik.van.geit

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Hi,

try this
display the CONTROLS-toolbar (ActiveX-controls)
click on the upperleft icon to get in edit mode
click + delete the controls

kind regards,
Erik
 

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