How to remove fill color from cells in Excel?
For example, you have added many fill colors for cells in Excel before, and now you want to remove these fill colors from cells. How to solve it quickly in Excel? There are several solutions for you.
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This method will guide you to easily remove all solid fill colors from selected cells in Excel. Please do as follows:
Select the cells that you will remove solid fill colors from, and click Home > Fill Color > No Fill. See screenshot:
And then you will see the solid fill colors are removed from selected cells at once. However, this method won’t remove the fill color generated by conditional formatting. See screenshot:
This method will show you the way to remove all fill colors generated by conditional formatting from selected cells in Excel. Please do as follows:
Select the range that you will remove all fill colors generated by conditional formatting, and click Home > Conditional Formatting > Clear Rules > Clear Rules from Selected Cells. See screenshot:
And then you will see all fill colors generated by conditional formatting are removed at once as below screenshot shown. However, this method won’t remove all solid fill colors from selected range.
This method will introduce Kutools for Excel’s Alternate Row / Column Shading utility to remove all fill colors (including solid fill colors and fill colors generated by conditional formatting) from selected range at once. Please do as follows:
1. Select the range that you will remove all fill colors, and click Kutools > Format > Alternate Row / Column Shading. See screenshot:
2. In the opening Alternate Row / Column Shading dialog box, check the Remove existing alternate row shading option, and click the Ok button.
3. In the second Alternate Row/Column Shading dialog box, please click the Yes button.
Now you will see all fill colors, including solid fill color and fill color generated by conditional formatting are removed from the selected range at once. See screenshot:
Note: The Alternate Row/Column Shading utility of Kutools for Excel is designed to quickly add fill color to every nth row/column in selected range. See screenshots: