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Delete columns

Windows shortcut 
Mac shortcut 

This shortcut will delete columns that are selected.

Note: In Mac 2016, Control - also works (same as Windows).

Related videos

The videos below demonstrate this shortcut.
A row or column of numbers plotted in a chart is called a "data series". In this video, we'll look at how data series work in Excel charts.
In this lesson, we cover shortcuts you can use to insert or delete cells, rows, and columns.
In this video, we look at how to use VLOOKUP to lookup values in an Excel Table.
In this video, we'll look at how you can use the CHOOSE function. We also compare a formula based on CHOOSE vs. a formula based on VLOOKUP.
In this video, we'll look at how to make a custom table style the default table style in new workbooks.