In this article, we will learn How to Hide gridlines in Excel.
Default features of Excel helps you work on data rather than its formatting. But there comes a time when you no longer require default options. One of the features is show/hide gridlines. Let's understand where to find the switch to turn on (Show) or turn off (Hide) gridlines in excel. The gridlines shown in your excel sheet are very useful, especially when you need to create a template or format a report. But if you do not need them, you can hide these gridlines. Let's understand how to do it as mentioned below.
how to Show/Hide gridlines.
Gridlines in Excel are the horizontal and vertical gray lines that differentiate between cells in a worksheet. The gridlines guide users to differentiate between the cells.
Hide Gridlines :
Go to View tab > Uncheck the box which says Gridlines to turn off Gridlines in the workbook
Same as above. Go to View tab > Check the box which says Gridlines to turn on gridlines in the workbook.
Note: You can change the colour of these Gridlines by clicking this link. How to change the colour of gridlines in Excel.
All of these might be confusing to understand. Let's understand how to use the function using an example. Here we have a sample empty workbook. We need to hide these gridlines as these are going to disrupt the dashboard flow in excel. So Here we follow some steps as mentioned below, which will guide us how to change the default show gridlines in excel.
Follow the steps
First Go to View tab > Uncheck the box adjacent to Gridlines (under Show)
As you can see all the gridlines disappeared from the sheet. Now to switch again to show gridlines follow the same steps as above.
Go to View tab > Check the box adjacent to Gridlines (under Show)
As you can see as you click this box, you get back the gridlines as before.
Here are all the observational notes using the formula in Excel
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