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.
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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
Application.DisplayStatusBar = True
VBA for hiding status bar in Microsoft Excel
Application.DisplayStatusBar = False
Step 3: Press the F5 key to run this macro. And you will get the result that you want.
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.
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.
The View Options of Kutools for Excel makes it possible to show or hide most of Microsoft Excel settings quickly, such as Inner Tabs, Formula Bar, Status Bar, Windows in Taskbar, Gridlines, Page Breaks, Display Zeros, Vertical Scrollbar, Horizontal Scrollbar, Sheet Tab, … etc. It will save your time in looking for these setting when you need to show or hide them. Click to know more…
- Show or hide formula bar
- Display or hide row & column headers
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- Show or hide Horizontal/Vertical scroll bar
- Show & hide gridlines
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- Display or hide zero values in cells of Microsoft Excel
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