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Im updating an old spreadsheet, and in some columns the cursor turns from the white + to font ( blinking I) and when I try to select a cell it makes a weird little box with white circles on the corners and a rotation arrow on the top. Please help

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Hello @Laith1810,


There may be some objects located in these columns. Go to the Home Tab, under the Editing section, select Find & Select, choose Go To Special..., select Objects.

After doing this, do the white dots in the corner appear along with the rotation arrow?

@PReagan . Thanks for the response. After doing what you mentioned I got an opaque screen for a few seconds, then all the columns with the problem got the "boxes", then those went away. And now it is still doing what it did before