by Allen Wyatt
(last updated February 6, 2014)
Named ranges can be a powerful tool that aids in the quick (and understandable) development of formulas in a spreadsheet. However, as a spreadsheet changes, you may no longer have need for a named range that you previously defined. If you want to get rid of a named range, follow these steps:
Figure 1. Choosing to edit a named range.
Figure 2. Changing information about a named range.
Remember that deleting a named range doesn't actually delete any data in your spreadsheet. All it does is to get rid of the name you previously created. If you have any formulas in your spreadsheet that use the name you just deleted, those formulas will need to be edited so they are correct.
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