Hidden columns keep reappearing after I hide them.

Rows always stay hidden, but columns do not! I’m just trying to keep sheets user friendly, and for looks sake, so it’s not a must, but odd it does such, how do I keep them hidden? Calc.ods Version, on windows 10

Saved as .ods or .xls(x)? Also OS and LO version, please.

Thanks @ajlittoz I put info above.

Please add to your question a sample file having the issue.

Do columns stay hidden if you hide all columns with content in one go? (Select all columns in use, then Format - Columns - Hide.)

Do you have merged cells which become partially hidden when you hide the columns?

Have you tried grouping the columns to hide? Menu Data - Group and outline.

Grouping provides a simple interface to collapse/expand individual column/row groups or an entire grouping level.

Now that you ask me such, it makes me think, All columns stay hidden, except those columns I do not have info in, those I do not use. How I hide them is, highlight one, then Ctrl+Shift+right arrow, then hide column. I’m not real sure when they open back up, but I think when I close the file and then reopen, but I’m not sure? Thanks for your help. As you can see, I built it to also share it! File t is to large to leave it here, so here is my link to it. http://bit.ly/faithalone To unlock sheets, just unlock, no password needed. Again, thanks.

My above file, http://bit.ly/faithalone, needs no password to unlock, just click the tabs “Protect sheet”.

From your comments, I gather that you want to hide the “surplus rows/columns”.

I suspect that the closest you can get to that is View - Page break preview.

Thanks, but it just made the page look smaller, and columns still shown. Odd, they allow rows to be kept hidden, but not columns. I guess there is a reason.

Percebi o mesmo problema nas minhas planilhas, em situação semelhante à sua. Isso acontece a partir da versão 6.5.4 e se reproduz na atual versão 7.0 do CALC.
Eu já identifiquei dois padrões neste problema:

  • as colunas ocultas voltam a aparecer cada vez que se grava a planilha e se a reabre. Em uma planilha aberta, alterada e fechada sem gravar não acontece.
  • as linhas ocultas de planilhas criadas nas versões anteriores do CALC também reaparecem, mas uma vez ocultas novamente, elas não voltam a aparecer.
    Identificar esses padrões talvez colabore para a solução do problema que, creio, deve-se a alguma alteração no software do CALC.