How to display or hide Status bar in Microsoft Excel?

Does the status bar disappear from Microsoft Excel's window by accident? Do you want to hide the status bar in Microsoft Excel? The following tricks will help you quick display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel.

Display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel with VBA

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If you are experienced with using Microsoft Excel, a VBA macro will help you display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel easily.

Step 1: Hold down the Alt + F11 keys in Excel, and it opens the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

Step 2: Click Insert > Module, and paste the following macro in the Module Window.

VBA for displaying status bar in Microsoft Excel

Sub Show_Status_Bar()
Application.DisplayStatusBar = True
End Sub

VBA for hiding status bar in Microsoft Excel

Sub Hide_Status_Bar()
Application.DisplayStatusBar = False
End Sub


Step 3: Press the F5 key to run this macro. And you will get the result that you want.


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If you are not familiar with VBA macros, the following method will be better.Kutools for Excel's View Options tool can help you display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel with only mouse clicking.

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Step 1: Click the Kutools > Show / Hide > View Options. See screenshot:

Step 2: In the View Options dialog box, check or uncheck the Status Bar option. See screenshot:

If you want to show the status bar in Microsoft Excel, check the Status Bar option; If you want to hide the status bar in Microsoft Excel, please uncheck the Status Bar option.

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Comments  

+1#varun2014-01-23 13:34
very helpful, my status bar was missing

but i got it back with hep of this article

tahnk you so much
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0#smchip2014-04-25 17:04
thank you! couldn't figure this out...
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