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I have several big tables, and I know that each 4th column is interesting for me, i.e B,F,J,N, etc (The total number of columns is different in different documents)

Is there an easy way (some sort of a script) I can use to hide all other columns in few clicks?

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  • how about filter out every 4th column into a separate sheet with one cell formula? – user0 Jun 10 at 10:48
  • I guess that could work if nothing else, but it's less desirable since being able to occasionally unhide would be nice – RiaD Jun 10 at 10:51
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  • for columns A, D, H, L, etc.

    ={Sheet1!A1:A, FILTER(INDIRECT("Sheet1!A1:"&ADDRESS(ROWS(Sheet1!A:A), 
     COLUMNS(Sheet1!1:1), 4)), NOT(MOD(COLUMN(Sheet1!1:1), 4)))}

  • for columns D, H, L, etc.

    =FILTER(INDIRECT("Sheet1!A1:"&ADDRESS(ROWS(Sheet1!A:A), 
     COLUMNS(Sheet1!1:1), 4)), NOT(MOD(COLUMN(Sheet1!1:1), 4)))

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