Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Excel 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Excel, click here: Deleting Everything Except Formulas.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated February 18, 2012)
Let's face it—when it comes to developing worksheets, we spend most of our time creating formulas. It seems, then, a waste to throw out perfectly good formulas and recreate a worksheet from scratch just because you need to get rid of a bunch of values in the worksheet. There may be an easier way—just get rid of everything except the formulas. Follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Go To Special dialog box.
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