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Getting Rid of Spreadsheet Panes

If you previously divided your worksheet window into panes, you may at some point want to get rid of the panes. The easiest way to get rid of the panes is to simply double-click on the divider bar you want to remove. (The divider bars appear in the right or bottom scrollbar areas.)

Another easy way to get rid of panes is by choosing the Remove Split option from the Window menu.

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Annabel    13 Mar 2014, 21:58
I'm using Excel 2010 - and often find I hate it! One thing I hate is that once I use tiles/panes, they won't go away, even when I close and restart Excel. Your tip is to double click on the divider bar -- this doesn't work in my version of Excel. There is no "Remove Split" option. So I guess they "upgraded" it to make it impossible to undo the panes/tiles!

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