Hiding Errors in Cells before Printing in Excel 2010

In this article, we will learn how to hide errors in cells before printing in Excel.

To hide errors in cells before printing, we need to follow the below mentioned steps:


Let us take a table where error is showing


  • Sales is calculated by multiplying Quantity x Unit Price
  • As a result, in cell D3 & D4 errors are showing
  • To prevent these error while printing, select all the cell in the table or press CTRL + A
  • Click on Home ribbon
  • In Styles group, click on Conditional Formatting
  • Select New Rule


  • The Conditional Formatting Rules Manager dialog box will open


  • Click on New Rule & select Use a formula to determine which cells to format
  • In Format values where this formula is true, enter formula =ISERROR(A1)


  • Click on Format & select Font tab
  • In Color, use White


  • Click on OK, and you will see white color in Preview section


  • Click on OK again
  • Press CTRL + P shortcut key for printing & you will find blank in cells D2 & D3


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Terms and Conditions of use

The applications/code on this site are distributed as is and without warranties or liability. In no event shall the owner of the copyrights, or the authors of the applications/code be liable for any loss of profit, any problems or any damage resulting from the use or evaluation of the applications/code.

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On Youtube