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Sample macro to insert/delete rows or columns on multiple sheets in Excel
Article ID: 291305 - View products that this article applies to.
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For a Microsoft Excel 2000 version of this article, see 213631
For a Microsoft Excel 98 and earlier versions of Excel version of this article, see 141690
This article contains a sample Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications macro (Sub procedure) that you can use to insert or delete rows or columns in multiple worksheets in Microsoft Excel.
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To insert or delete rows or columns on multiple sheets, either use a For Each...Next statement to loop through all the required sheets or select the rows or columns before you perform the insertion or deletion.
NOTE: The following sample macros work only on a contiguous range of columns or rows.
Sample macro using a loop to insert rows in multiple sheets
Sample macro to select column and insert new columnThe following sample macro selects the entire column before it inserts new columns:
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/213823/EN-US/ )XL: Macro That Changes Cell Dimensions on Multiple Sheets Doesn't Run As Expected