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If you try to hide columns of data in Microsoft Excel, you may receive the following error message:
Cannot shift objects off sheet.
This problem occurs if both of the following conditions are true:
NOTE: Depending on the location of the column that contains the cell comment, you receive the error if you try to hide the column with the cell comment and all the columns to the right of the column with the cell comment.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For more information about hiding columns, click the Index tab in Microsoft Excel Help, type the following text
and then double-click the selected text to go to the "Hide a row or column" topic.
Article ID: 170081 - Last Review: October 21, 2000 - Revision: 1.0
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