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We recently received a file from a client who was frustrated because it was taking Excel way too long to open the file or process any changes (i.e. The file size was over 20 MB, despite the fact that it didn’t contain a lot of data or any complex calculations. It turns out the cause was something we call “Excel bloat”
One common reason for large Excel files are pictures within the workbook. Fortunately Excel offers a function for compressing images: The resolution will be decreased and the invisible areas can be removed. Just follow these steps (the numbers are corresponding to the picture on the right hand side):
Sometimes unnecessary hidden cells are the reason for larger excel files. You may accidentally hide some rows or columns of the excel worksheet you are working on. All you can do is to unhide the rows and columns of the excel worksheet and see if you need them or not