Excel - A macro to delete alternate rows

December 2016




Issue


I want to delete every alternate row from my work sheet. I tried recording macro, but it only deletes a particular row as shown below (Row 4:4). How can this macro be converted to a more versatile one?


Sub Macro3()   
 Macro3 Macro   
 Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl+q   
 Rows("4:4").Select   
Selection.Delete Shift:=xlUp   
End Sub  

Solution


Just use the macro below:
Sub deleteAlternateRow()  
Dim startAtRow, endAtRow, rowCounter As Long  
startAtRow = 2  
endAtRow = 100  
For rowCounter = startAtRow To endAtRow  
    Rows(rowCounter).Select  
    Selection.Delete Shift:=xlUp  
Next  
End Sub 

Note that


Thanks to rizvisa1 for this tip on the forum.

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