Manage Excel columns the easy way

Move, insert, autofit all columns in a click

If your Excel table has multiple columns, arranging them in a proper order can be a challenge. Column Manager makes a list of all columns in your table, so you can comfortably move between them, add new ones, autofit to the longest entries, quickly find and select the needed column.

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With Column Manager you will

  • Move your columns on the fly Reorder your columns the way you need without copying, cutting, and pasting.
  • Insert and delete columns Forget about wasting time on deleting or inserting columns, a single mouse click is all it takes.
  • Quickly find and select any column Just click on the header in the list and get the corresponding column selected in your Excel table.
  • Autofit column width To autofit columns in Excel, select any cell in the column and click the Auto Fit button on the add-in pane.

How to insert, move, select and autofit columns in Excel

Move the selected columns to wherever you want
Move the selected columns to wherever you want
Select the needed columns by clicking on them in the list
Select the needed columns by clicking on them in the list
Auto fit all the columns in a table at once
Auto fit all the columns in a table at once
Delete columns in Excel
Delete columns in Excel
Insert a new column
Insert a new column

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Frequently asked questions

What is Column Manager and what do I need it for?

Column Manager is a time-saving tool for Excel that helps to quickly move, select, autofit, insert, and delete columns.

Do I necessarily need an add-in to move columns in Excel?

Of course, you don't. You can use Excel's cut and paste commands to move columns or you can drag them using your mouse, but the latter is actually not as easy as it sounds. Column Manager is designed to expedite the process and make it more comfortable.

How to move columns with this tool?

Select any cell in your table and click the Column Manager button. A list of all columns will appear on a pane. You can move columns in the worksheet by dragging them on the pane or by clicking the buttons. Besides, you can autofit the selected columns, delete and insert columns in a click.

Find a more detailed description here.

Can I delete columns with Column Manager?

Yes, you can. Just choose the column you want to remove and click the corresponding button on the add-in's pane.

How to add columns in Excel with this utility?

To insert a new column in Excel, select any column in your worksheet and click the Insert button on the pane. A new column will be inserted to the right of the selected one.

How can I autofit column width?

To autofit columns in Excel with Column Manager, select a column or the entire table and click the Auto Fit button on the pane.

Does Column Manager work with filtered columns?

It can autofit and delete filtered columns, but cannot move them. To enable the Move option, you need to remove the filter.

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Microsoft Excel

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