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Hide Column in Template

05/29/16 Edited 12/09/19



I have a sheet that I would like to convert to a template. I would like to hide several columns as they will auto calculate once a box (in another column) is checked and they are therefore unnecessary for the end user to see. Is it possible to keep a column hidden once it is converted to a template?


Thank you!


  • J. Craig WilliamsJ. Craig Williams Top Contributor



    My hidden columns remain hidden.


    Are you seeing something different? 


    Only licensed Admins can hide/unhide columns, so if you hide them and save your template, they should remain hidden for un-licensed Admins, Editors, and Viewers.


    Hope this helps.




  • Thank you, Kevin. I am all set now!

  • Apologies! I meant to say thank you, Craig!

  • J. Craig WilliamsJ. Craig Williams Top Contributor

    Kevin, now that's a name I haven't heard in a long long time. 


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