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How to hide hyperlink addresses in Excel? 

In Excel, when you hover the mouse over to the cell which contains hyperlink, the hyperlink address will be displayed immediately. But, in certain case, you would like to hide or remove the hyperlink address as following screen shown. How could you solve this job as easy as possible?

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Hide hyperlink address by editing hyperlink

Hide all hyperlink addresses with VBA code

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arrow blue right bubble Hide hyperlink address by editing hyperlink


In fact, you can hide or remove the hyperlink address by editing the hyperlink as follows:

1. Select the hyperlink cell that you want to hide.

b. Right click and choose Edit Hyperlink from the context menu, see screenshot:

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3. In the Edit Hyperlink dialog box, click ScreenTip button, see screenshot:

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4. Then in the popped out Set Hyperlink ScreenTip dialog, please type a single space character on keyboard into the ScreenTip text field, see screenshot:

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5. And then click OK > OK to close the dialogs, and now, when you put the cursor at the hyperlink cell, the hyperlink address has been hidden.

Note: If there are multiple hyperlink addresses in the worksheet need to be removed, you must hide them one by one with above method.


arrow blue right bubble Hide all hyperlink addresses with VBA code

To remove all the hyperlink addresses from a worksheet, the above method will be tedious and time consuming. Here, I can talk about a VBA code to sole this task.

1. Press the ALT + F11 keys together, and it opens the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following code in the Module Window.

VBA code: Hide all hyperlink addresses

Sub ClearHyperlinksTip()
'Update 20140923
Dim Rng As Range
Dim WorkRng As Range
On Error Resume Next
xTitleId = "KutoolsforExcel"
Set WorkRng = Application.Selection
Set WorkRng = Application.InputBox("Range", xTitleId, WorkRng.Address, Type:=8)
For Each Rng In WorkRng
    If Rng.Hyperlinks.Count > 0 Then
        Rng.Hyperlinks(1).ScreenTip = " "
    End If
Next
End Sub

3. Then press F5 key to run this code, a prompt box will pop out to remind you select the range contains hyperlinks, see screenshot:

4. And then click OK, all your selected hyperlink addresses have been removed from the screen tip at once.

Note: By above two methods, though the hyperlink addresses don’t display on the screen tip, the hyperlinks work well.


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    S · 4 months ago
    How do you do the opposite of what is described above? In other words, instead of hiding anything from appearing in the cell which contains the hyperlink, how do you make the text - in my case, email addresses - become visible again? When I copied a list of email addresses from one spreadsheet to another, for some reason the email addresses, which had already had hyperlinks, became invisible. When I however over each cell with my mouse, I can see that the hyperlink still exists. When I click on those cells, a new tab in my browser opens up.
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    John · 3 years ago
    Thank you for the tip on how to reduce the size of the yellow mouse-over box
    It will come in handy.
    However the problem still exists for dynamic hyperlinks where there is no option to edit the link.
    i.e. right click only gives the option to 'remove hyperlink' due to the fact that I created the link without using the hyperlink function.
    Any ideas on that?