Getting Rid of Spreadsheet Panes

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated April 27, 2013)

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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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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He  is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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2014-03-13 21:58:18

Annabel

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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