How to remove table in Excel?
An Excel sheet can have multiple tables inside it. We can store data by creating table in an Excel sheet. We can provide formatting to its data. But if you no longer need this table or its formatting, you can remove it from the Excel sheet.
In an Excel sheet, table is created when the number of rows and columns are formatted as a table. A table is created inside the Excel sheet. This chapter will show you how you can remove the table with or without losing the data of the table.
Is there any option named DELETE in Excel?
There is no option named like Delete table in Excel to remove a table from an Excel sheet. You have to try another way for this purpose. We will use the following methods to remove the table.
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Generally, the data will also remove along with the table when a table in an Excel sheet is removed. But you can also keep the data after deleting the table, for which you have to follow a different method.
You cannot do not copy & paste as Excel copy the table with data. Hence, it will not work.
Why keep data in table?
When the data is formatted as a table, Excel enables some extra features to the users. Excel table data has a different appearance than normal data stored in a sheet. So, you can easily recognize the table in an Excel sheet. There are several advantages of using table.
Now, learn the ways to remove the table from an Excel sheet by following this chapter below.
Remove the table using DELETE key
You can use a key to remove the table from an Excel spreadsheet. But remember that the data will also be deleted along with the table. It is the fastest method to delete the table in Excel.
We have taken the following data of products and put it in a table by formatting it as a table.
Remove the table from Excel menu
By following a very few steps in the Excel menu bar, you can delete the table created in an Excel sheet. You can use the Clear option to remove the table or table formatting.
Remove the table and keep data
There might be a case when you want to delete the table but keep its data. The above methods which we have described are deleting the table with data inside it. The Excel users can use Convert to Range to remove only table. It converts the table data to normal data range and formatting also remains with it.
We will perform some steps in this method and remove the table, but the data will remain in the sheet.
In this way, you can keep the data even after removing the data from Excel sheet.