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How to hide inconsistent formula error in Excel?

As below screenshot shown, a green error indicator will appear in the cell when the formula does not match the formula pattern of other cells which locate near it. Actually, you can hide this inconsistent formula error. This article will show you methods to achieve it.


Hide single inconsistent formula error with ignoring error


You can hide one inconsistent formula error per time with ignoring the error in Excel. Please do as follows.

1. Select the cell which contains the error indicator you want to hide, then click the showing button beside the cell. See screenshot:

2. Select Ignore Error from the drop down list as below screenshot shown.

Then the error indicator will be hidden immediately.


Hide all inconsistent formula errors in selection with VBA code

The following VBA method can help you to hide all inconsistent formula errors in a selection in your worksheet. Please do as follows.

1. In the worksheet, you need to hide all inconsistent formula errors, press the Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, please click Insert > Module, then copy and paste VBA code into the Code window.

VBA code: Hide all inconsistent formula errors in worksheet

Sub HideInconsistentFormulaError()
    Dim xRg As Range, xCell As Range
    Dim xError As Byte
    On Error Resume Next
    Set xRg = Application.InputBox("Please select the range:", "KuTools For Excel", ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.Address, , , , , 8)
    If xRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
    For Each xCell In xRg
        If xCell.Errors(xlInconsistentFormula).Value Then
            xCell.Errors(xlInconsistentFormula).Ignore = True
        End If
    Next
End Sub

3. Press the F5 key to run the code. In the popping up Kutools for Excel dialog box, please select the range you need to hide all inconsistent formula errors in, and then click the OK button. See screenshot:

Then all inconsistent formula errors are hidden immediately from the selected range. See screenshot:



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