Delete names

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I am using Excel for Mac 2016.

I can define cell names and use them.

However, the option "manage names" is not available.

How can I delete wrong/ mistyped names?

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There is no special button for the Name Manager in any version of Excel for Mac. However, you can call it by pressing  + fn + F3.

The dialog window will appear, where you can enter name for a data range and a range of cells: 

On standard full keyboards Command+F3 is sufficient.

Hope that helps

Nabil Mourad


Thanks. I expected to see a menu something like the windows version. 

Deleting a name is simply done by pressing the '-' .





Hi Ronald,

I'm glad i was able to help.

Please mark my reply as an accepted answer (+ a Like will be nice of you)


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