Log in  \/ 
x
or
x
x
Register  \/ 
x

or

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.


Remove solid fill color from cells in Excel

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:


Remove fill color of conditional formatting from cells in Excel

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.


Remove all fill colors (solid and conditional formatting) from cells in Excel

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:

Kutools for Excel - Includes more than 300 handy tools for Excel. Full feature free trial 30-day, no credit card required! Free Trial Now!

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:

Kutools for Excel - Includes more than 300 handy tools for Excel. Full feature free trial 30-day, no credit card required! Get It Now


Demo: remove fill color from cells in Excel


Kutools for Excel includes more than 300 handy tools for Excel, free to try without limitation in 30 days. Download and Free Trial Now!

One click to remove all formatting (fill color, table formatting, etc.) from selected range in Excel

The Clear All Cell Formatting utility of Kutools for Excel can help Excel users easily convert a formatting range to a normal range with plain text by removing all formatting, including fill color, font color, table formatting, etc. Full Feature Free Trial 30-day!
ad clear all cell formats 1

Kutools for Excel - Includes more than 300 handy tools for Excel. Full feature free trial 30-day, no credit card required! Get It Now


Related articles:


The Best Office Productivity Tools

Kutools for Excel Solves Most of Your Problems, and Increases Your Productivity by 80%

  • Reuse: Quickly insert complex formulas, charts and anything that you have used before; Encrypt Cells with password; Create Mailing List and send emails...
  • Super Formula Bar (easily edit multiple lines of text and formula); Reading Layout (easily read and edit large numbers of cells); Paste to Filtered Range...
  • Merge Cells/Rows/Columns without losing Data; Split Cells Content; Combine Duplicate Rows/Columns... Prevent Duplicate Cells; Compare Ranges...
  • Select Duplicate or Unique Rows; Select Blank Rows (all cells are empty); Super Find and Fuzzy Find in Many Workbooks; Random Select...
  • Exact Copy Multiple Cells without changing formula reference; Auto Create References to Multiple Sheets; Insert Bullets, Check Boxes and more...
  • Extract Text, Add Text, Remove by Position, Remove Space; Create and Print Paging Subtotals; Convert Between Cells Content and Comments...
  • Super Filter (save and apply filter schemes to other sheets); Advanced Sort by month/week/day, frequency and more; Special Filter by bold, italic...
  • Combine Workbooks and WorkSheets; Merge Tables based on key columns; Split Data into Multiple Sheets; Batch Convert xls, xlsx and PDF...
  • More than 300 powerful features. Supports Office/Excel 2007-2019 and 365. Supports all languages. Easy deploying in your enterprise or organization. Full features 30-day free trial. 60-day money back guarantee.
kte tab 201905

Office Tab Brings Tabbed interface to Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier

  • Enable tabbed editing and reading in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Visio and Project.
  • Open and create multiple documents in new tabs of the same window, rather than in new windows.
  • Increases your productivity by 50%, and reduces hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day!
officetab bottom
Say something here...
symbols left.
You are guest
or post as a guest, but your post won't be published automatically.
Loading comment... The comment will be refreshed after 00:00.

Be the first to comment.