Change the width of all columns with one command

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Bill Jelen is the author of 24 books on Microsoft Office Excel. He is a regular guest on TechTV with Leo Laporte and the host of, which includes more than 300,000 questions and answers about Excel.

In this article, learn more about the Default Width command, which lets you change the width of all columns in a worksheet that have not been previously hidden or resized.

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This article is an excerpt from Learn Excel 97-2007 from MrExcel by Bill Jelen. Buy the print edition or download a free e-book edition from

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