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The Best Excel Shortcut for Deleting Columns

If you're like most Excel users, you probably spend a lot of time deleting columns. Maybe you're trying to clean up a messy spreadsheet, or maybe you're just trying to get rid of some old data. Either way, deleting columns is a pain. But it doesn't have to be. There's a simple shortcut that can save you a lot of time and hassle.

To delete a column, simply select the column you want to delete and press the delete key. That's it! The column will be deleted instantly. No more mousing around, no more selecting cells, and no more waiting for Excel to do its thing.

This shortcut works in all versions of Excel, from Excel 97 all the way up to Excel 2016. So whether you're using an old version of Excel or the latest and greatest, you can take advantage of this time-saving tip.

Of course, this shortcut isn't just for deleting columns. You can also use it to delete rows, cells, and even entire worksheets. Just select the item you want to delete and press the delete key. It's that easy.

So next time you're faced with a tedious column-deleting task, remember this shortcut. It'll save you a lot of time and frustration.

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