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Working on this Excel workbook causes Excel to freeze for several seconds. Why?

Working on this Excel workbook causes Excel to freeze for several seconds. Why?

A client of mine has been complaining about a particular Excel workbook (Excel file) that is running very slowly.

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Guest [Entry]

"Have you tried simply copying the worksheets into a new spreadsheet?
This fixes many goofy Excel issues."
Guest [Entry]

"Ensure empty rows and columns are really empty, by removing them once again. In old versions of Excel this will give you new empty rows and columns; in later version you might not see those.

To remove: right-click and select something like ""Delete Rows"". Do not press the Delete key, which would only delete the empty contents and does not help you.

To select: select the first empty row below the data, then hold down Shift, and press End followed by Down one or two times. Likewise: select the first empty column, keep Shift down, and press End followed by Right one or two times. (I am not 100% about the keys. You can also try Ctrl-Shift-End to extend the selection to the last cell in the sheet.)"