How to hide or show Paste Option in Excel?

When you apply Paste function in Excel, there will be a Paste Option icon doc-hide-paste-option-1 at the bottom right corner of the pasted range, sometimes you may think this Paste Option is so annoying. Now I tell you how to hide this Paste Option in Excel.

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Hide/turn off the Paste Option

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To hide or turn off the Paste Option, you need to go to Excel Options to set an option.

1. Click File or Office button > Options. See screenshot:

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2. Click Advanced in the left pane from the pop-up dialog, then scroll the right scrollbar to go to Cut, copy, and paste section, and uncheck Show Paste Optionsbutton when content is pasted. See screenshot:

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3. Click OK to close the dialog, then when data is pasted in Excel, the Paste Option will not be showed.

Tip: if you want to show the Paste Option again, just follow the above steps and check the Show Paste Options button when content is pasted option.


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