Copying from Excel to Word table, and extra space in first column RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi all,

    I'm trying to copy data from an excel sheet to a word document for a report. Since I have A LOT of data, I do not want to keep having to delete spaces every time I copy something over. I've attached two pictures. In one you can see the spaces that are getting carried over (I can't delete them because I need the info from columns B:I. In the second picture you can see that I have to delete the spaces in every one, manually, each time. There's about 6000 entries altogether that I'd have to delete. 

    I can't attach pictures because my account isn't verified, but if you need any further description, let me know. Any help is appreciated, even the hard truth.

    Thursday, May 3, 2018 10:38 PM

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  • Hey,

    i think i can  help you out but i didn't find any picture attached for reference. reply with the screenshot please

    Friday, May 4, 2018 12:54 AM
  • If "spaces" mean "space characters," you can delete them in Word by replacing a space character with nothing.

    Stefan Blom, Microsoft Word MVP

    Friday, May 4, 2018 5:46 AM
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    Just checking in to see if the information of Stefan Blom was helpful. Please let us know if you would like further assistance.



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    Monday, May 7, 2018 9:11 AM