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How to hide option button while hiding row in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-10-23

Generally, while you hiding a row the inserted option button cannot be hidden as well in Excel. But in some cases, you may want to hide the options button while hiding the relative row as below screenshot shown. How can you quickly and easily solve it?

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Hide option button while hiding row (only for ActiveX control)

Hide option button while hiding row (only for ActiveX control)

To hide option button while hiding row in Excel, you only need to change an argument of Properties.

1. Select the option button you want to use, and click Developer > Properties. See screenshot:
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1) Click How to show/display developer tab in Excel 2007/2010/2013 Ribbon? to know how to display Developer tab.

2) Enable Design Mode first before changing the properties.

2. In the Properties pane, go to Placement textbox, and change 2 to 1. See screenshot:
doc hide option button 4

3. Close the Properties pane. Now while you hiding a row, the option button will be hidden also.

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