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How to quickly delete multiple checkboxes in Excel?

Maybe you have a worksheet with a lot of checkboxes, and now you want to delete them. Except for removing them one by one manually, are there any fast ways to delete them?

Delete multiple checkboxes with Go TO command

Delete multiple checkboxes with Select Objects function

Delete multiple checkboxes with VBA code

Delete multiple checkboxes with Kutools for Excel by one click

Add or insert multiple checkboxes with only one click


arrow blue right bubbleDelete multiple checkboxes with Go TO command

Go To command can select many types of control including the checkboxes, if your worksheet has only checkboxes control object, the method can help you select the multiple checkboxes and delete them at once.

1. Click Home > Find & Select > Go To Special, and a Go To Special dialog box will appear. In the dialog box, choose the Objects option from the Select .See screenshot:

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2. Then click OK, and all of the checkboxes have been selected, see screenshot:

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3. And then press Delete key on the keyboard to delete theses selected checkboxes.

Note: If there are other objects in the same worksheet, this method will delete them as well.


Delete all selected checkboxes at once in Excel worksheet:

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arrow blue right bubbleDelete multiple checkboxes with Select Objects function

With the Select Objects function, you can also select the checkboxes.

1. Click Home > Find & Select > Select Objects. See screenshot:

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2. Then drag the mouse to select the range that contains the checkboxes you want to select. See screenshot:

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3. And then press Delete key on the keyboard. And the checkboxes will be removed.

Note: If the range contains other objects, it will select the other objects. After deleting the check boxes, you should click Select Objects again to disable this feature.


arrow blue right bubbleDelete multiple checkboxes with VBA code

The following short VBA code also can remove the multiple checkboxes. Please do as the following steps:

1. Click Developer > Visual Basic, a new Microsoft Visual Basic for applications window will be displayed, click Insert > Module, and input the following code into the Module:

VBA code: Remove all checkboxes in current worksheet

Sub RemoveCheckboxes()
On Error Resume Next
ActiveSheet.CheckBoxes.Delete
Selection.FormatConditions.Delete
End Sub

2. Then click doc-multiply-calculation-3 button to execute the code. And all of the checkboxes in the current worksheet have been deleted.


arrow blue right bubbleDelete multiple checkboxes with Kutools for Excel by one click

Here, I can introduce you an easy and quick tool- Kutools for Excel, with its Batch Delete Check boxes utility, you can remove all checkboxes in a selected range or the whole worksheet.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as follows:( Free Download Kutools for Excel Now )

1. Select the checkboxes that you want to remove.

2. Then click Kutools > Delete > Batch Delete Check Boxes, see screenshot:

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3. And then your selected checkboxes will be removed at once.

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arrow blue right bubbleAdd or insert multiple checkboxes with only one click


Insert multiple checkboxes in selections with one click:

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arrow blue right bubble Insert and delete multiple checkboxes with Kutools for Excel

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Thank you so much. I've search multiple websites, including Microsoft office, but none of the suggestions work. This has saved me a lot of frustration and stress.
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Thanks so much for this! You saved me an hour lol! You made it easy-peasy lemon-squeasy :-)
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Ahhh, thank you. I have always just powered through deleting one at a time but today decided to find a better way. Very much appreciate the simple methods.
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Hello, please help me to display in a cell (any) the Name/caption (i.e. right-click checkbox>format control>Alt Text) of a checkbox when it is clicked. Thanks in advance!!
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thanks - I spent an hour trying to out how to do this in Excel with VBA - I should have known Addintools would have the answer.
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Thank you so much! I couldn't figure it out and it was driving me nuts. You made my day : )
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Thank you so much, I was also trying to remove, could not find a solution, and had a time consuming deletion job one by one. but, with your help, in a flash removed. Great help
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Excellent. Quick, efficient, easy. Thank you.
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Neat. Thanks a million for saving my millions with this snippet(Time is money) :roll:
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Click Home > Find & Select > Go To Special, and a Go To Special dialog box will appear (DOES NOT APPEAR?)
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Tank you so much! simple trick saved a lot of time.
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thanks for this post. really it's very helpful
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i tried Delete multiple checkboxes with Go TO command and it works like a champ. So I tried Delete multiple checkboxes with VBA code and it seems to run correctly ... i get no errors, but the checkboxes are still there. What am I missing? thanks1
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Thank you so much for this! You have no idea how much time you just saved me!
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really thank you dude! Helped me a lot!
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it is really helpful. many thanks
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U rule...super helpful!!! Thanks!
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absolutely helpful topic. It worked. Thanks a lot Yasen
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That macro is incredible. Thanks so much!
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OMG excellent. Saved me tons of time. Thanks!
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What do you do when the checkbox is in a cell with other data, and you want to keep the other data but delete the checkbox. For 200+ cells.
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