Microsoft Office Excel allows users to create spreadsheets, workbooks, macros and graphs. Being able to add and collect an extensive amount of data prompts the creation of a multitude of worksheets. At times, blank worksheets populate workbooks and need to be deleted. Eliminate blank worksheets and keep your workbooks organized and error-free.
Click on the tab of the worksheet that you want to delete to select that sheet. The worksheet tabs are located at the bottom of the Excel workbook.
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Click the "Home" tab in the upper-left corner of the Office ribbon.
Click the drop-down menu next to the "Delete" button in the "Cells" section of the ribbon bar.
Select "Delete Sheet" in the drop-down menu.
Excel automatically displays the next worksheet after the deleted sheet.
Alternatively, you can select the sheet you want to delete, right-click and select "Delete" from the menu that appears.