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How to hide/unhide rows or columns with plus or minus sign in Excel?

Normally, we hide or unhide rows and columns by using the Hide or Unhide features from the right-clicking menu. Besides this method, we can hide or unhide rows or columns easily with plus or minus sign in Excel. This article will show you the details.

Hide/unhide rows or columns with plus or minus sign


Hide/unhide rows or columns with plus or minus sign

Please do as follows to hide or unhide rows or columns with plus or minus sign in Excel.

1. Select the entire rows or columns you need to hide or unhide with plus or minus sign, then click Group in the Outline group under Data tab. See screenshot:

2. Then the minus sign is displayed on the left of selected rows, or displayed at the top of the selected columns. Click the minus sign, the selected rows or column are hidden immediately. And click the Plus sign, the hidden rows or columns are showing at once.

Note: For removing the plus or minus sign, please select the rows or columns which you have added plus or minus sign into, then click Ungroup button under Data tab.


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