From: darrick on 29 Apr 2010 18:12
i suspect my excel sheet is running slow due to one or more cells being
overpopulated. how do i search for cells with too many characters?
From: Steve Dunn on 30 Apr 2010 07:11
You can't search by cell length, but you can use conditional formatting to
highlight long cells. Select the cells you suspect of being too long and in
Conditional Formatting, choose "use a formula", and enter something like:
Change the format to something bright, and cells with more than 100
characters will be highlighted.
If your speed is suffering due to size, then this will probably make matters
worse, so once you have dealt with the long cells remember to clear the
"darrick" <darrick(a)discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>i suspect my excel sheet is running slow due to one or more cells being
> overpopulated. how do i search for cells with too many characters?
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