How do I delete hidden data in cells

tweacle

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I have a workbook in which it shows the cells as blank but there is hidden data. When I go to copy and paste special a formula its designed to do blank cells only. Although there shown as blank on the worksheet their not.
Is there anyway I can delete the hidden data in the cells

Thanks
 

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Macropod

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Hi tweacle,

In what way are the cells blank - they've got data but how is it formatted to not show (eg same text colour as the background)?

The answer determines what might or might not work.

Cheers
 

corinereyes

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Aug 29, 2007
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Hi tweacle,

Is the cells that have the hidden data formatted by Conditional Formatting? If it is you can try this option:

1. Go to Edit Menu-> Go To-> select the button Special (bottom, left side). Then thick Coditional Format select the option button All.

2. Worksheet will not display cells with conditional formats, you can now delete them.
 

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