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How to remove all buttons or Command buttons in Excel?

This article is talking about removing all form control buttons or command buttons from active sheet in Excel.

Remove all buttons including form control buttons and command buttons by selecting them all

Remove all buttons including form control buttons and command buttons by VBA code

Remove all form control buttons or command buttons with VBA code


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Remove all buttons including form control buttons and command buttons by selecting them all


Please do as follows to remove all buttons (including form control buttons and command buttons) from active worksheet.

1. Enable the Design Mode by clicking Developer > Design Mode. See screenshot:

2. Select one of the command buttons and press the Ctrl + A keys to select all buttons in current worksheet.

3. Press the Delete key to delete all selected buttons.

Note: If there are other objects in this worksheet, they will be selected as well.


Remove all buttons including form control buttons and command buttons by VBA code

Besides, you can apply below VBA script to remove all buttons from current worksheet in Excel.

1. Open the worksheet contains the buttons you want to remove, and then press the Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

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

VBA code: Remove all buttons from active sheet

Sub Clear_ButtonsActiveSheet()
    Dim I As Long
    Dim xOLE As Object
    On Error Resume Next
    ActiveSheet.Buttons.Delete
    For Each xOLE In ActiveSheet.OLEObjects
        If TypeName(xOLE.Object) = "CommandButton" Then
            xOLE.Delete
        End If
    Next
End Sub

3. Press the F5 key to run the code. Then all buttons including form control buttons and command buttons are removed from current worksheet immediately.


Remove all form control buttons or command buttons with VBA code

If you only want to remove all form control buttons or all command buttons from active sheet. You can try the below VBA codes to achieve it.

1. Open the worksheet contains the buttons you want to remove, and then press the Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

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

VBA code: Remove all form control buttons from active sheet

Sub Clear_ButtonsActiveSheet()
    ActiveSheet.Buttons.Delete
End Sub

VBA code: Remove all command buttons from active sheet

Sub Clear_ButtonsActiveSheet()
    Dim xOLE As Object
    On Error Resume Next
    For Each xOLE In ActiveSheet.OLEObjects
        If TypeName(xOLE.Object) = "CommandButton" Then
            xOLE.Delete
        End If
    Next
End Sub

3. Press the F5 key to run the code.

Then all form control buttons or all command buttons are removed from current worksheet immediately.


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