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Google Sheets Delete Cells

Delete Cells

Cells can be deleted by selecting them, and pressing the Delete button on the keyboard.

Note: The delete function will not delete the formatting of the cell, just the value inside of it.

Let's have a look at three examples.

Example 1

Pressing the Delete button:

Example 2

Pressing the Delete button:

Example 3

With formatting:

Pressing the Delete button:

Note that it only deletes the value in the cells, and not the formatting (the color).

Note: You will learn more about formatting, and how to style cells in a later chapter.