Deleting empty columns

mhenk

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I'm getting too frustrated w/google & searching, so could someone please post some code to help me delete the empty columns in a sheet?
 

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Hi mhenk

Please test the following code:

Code:
Sub DelEmptyCols()
Dim lLastCol As Long, lCol As Long

With Worksheets("Sheet1")
    lLastCol = .Cells.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell).Column
    For lCol = lLastCol To .UsedRange.Column Step -1
        If Application.WorksheetFunction.CountA(.Columns(lCol)) = 0 Then .Columns(lCol).Delete
    Next
End With
End Sub

Hope this is what you need
PGC
 
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I'll try it, but it doesn't look like what I need. It looks like it will delete all the columns to the right of any data, which would be fine, but I (may) have intermediate columns that would need to be deleted.

EX: A, B, C, E, G may have data, I'd want to delete D and G.
 
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Ah, NM, wasn't reading close enough. This seems to be working, i'll need to run a few more tests, and I'll let you know.
 
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Hi again

Well it should delete any empty column in the worksheet.

Please do a simple test after using the code:

Example. Column D should have been deleted but was not. In A1 write

=COUNTA(D:D)

If the column is really empty the result is 0.

Can you please do this simple test?
PGC
 
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