How to hide checkbox when row is hidden in Excel?

Normally, when hiding a row contains checkboxes in the row cells, the checkboxes won’t be hidden with the row, but overlapped with the content of other row as the left screenshot shown. How to hide checkboxes when row is hidden in Excel? This article will help you to solve it.

Hide checkbox when row is hidden with VBA code


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You can run the following VBA code to hide checkboxes when row is hidden in Excel.

1. Right click the sheet tab with the checkboxes you want to hide, and the click View Code from the right-clicking menu.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, copy and paste the below VBA code into the Code window.

VBA code: Hide checkbox when row is hidden

Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
    Dim xChkBox As CheckBox
    Dim xCell As Range
    Dim xHide As Boolean
    If Target.EntireRow.AddressLocal = Application.Intersect(Target, Target.EntireRow).AddressLocal Then
        xHide = (MsgBox("Hide Rows ???", vbYesNo + vbQuestion, "Kutools for Excel") = vbYes)
        Target.EntireRow.Hidden = xHide
        For Each xChkBox In ActiveSheet.CheckBoxes
            Set xCell = xChkBox.TopLeftCell
            If Not Intersect(xCell, Target) Is Nothing Then
                xChkBox.Visible = Not xHide
            End If
        Next
    End If
End Sub

3. Then press the Alt + Q keys at the same time to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

4. Select the entire row with checkboxes you need to hide, then a dialog box pops up, please click the Yes button.

Then you can see all checkboxes are hidden with the row as below screenshot shown.

Note: For displaying the hidden row with checkboxes, please select the entire rows include the hidden row, and in the popping up dialog box, click the No button. Then the row with checkboxes will be displayed.


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    Tymothy · 2 months ago
    Thank you for this article! It is quite helpful for my work.