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Kutools for Excel 22.00 HOT

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Kutools for Excel is a powerful add-in that frees you from performing time-consuming operations in Excel, such as combine sheets quickly, merge cells without losing data, paste to only visible cells, count cells by color and so on. 300+ powerful features / functions for Excel 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 or Office 365!

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How to display or hide Status bar in Microsoft Excel?

doc work area 1
With status bar
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Without status bar
Does the status bar disappear from Microsoft Excel's window by accident? Do you want to hide the status bar in Microsoft Excel? The following tricks will help you quick display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel.
Display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel with VBA
Display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel with Kutools for Excel’s Work Area
Display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel with Kutools for Excel' View options

arrow blue right bubble Display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel with VBA

If you are experienced with using Microsoft Excel, a VBA macro will help you display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel easily.

Step 1: Hold down the Alt + F11 keys in Excel, and it opens the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

Step 2: Click Insert > Module, and paste the following macro in the Module Window.

VBA for displaying status bar in Microsoft Excel

Sub Show_Status_Bar()
Application.DisplayStatusBar = True
End Sub

VBA for hiding status bar in Microsoft Excel

Sub Hide_Status_Bar()
Application.DisplayStatusBar = False
End Sub
Step 3: Press the F5 key to run this macro. And you will get the result that you want.


arrow blue right bubble Display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel with Kutools for Excel’s Work Area

If you want to quickly toggle display and hide Status bar in Excel window, Kutools for Excel’s Work Area utility can do a favor for you.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 300  handy functions, makes your jobs more easier. 

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

Click Kutools > > Show & Hide > Work Area to enable Work Area Size utility. See screenshot:
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Clicking this area to hide Status bar only
doc kutools work area 2

Clicking this area to hide both Status bar and Formula bar
doc kutools work area 3

Clicking this area to hide Status bar, Formula bar and Ribbon
doc kutools work area 4

If you want to display all bars, just click the Kutools > Work Area again to recover the window.

Tip. If you want to have a free trial of the Work Area function, please go to free download Kutools for Excel first, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

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arrow blue right bubble Display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel with Kutools for Excel's View Options

If you are not familiar with VBA macros, the following method will be better. Kutools for Excel's View Options tool can help you display or hide status bar in Microsoft Excel with only mouse clicking.

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

Step 1: Click the Kutools > Show / Hide > View Options. See screenshot:
doc kutools view options 1

Step 2: In the View Options dialog box, check or uncheck the Status Bar option. See screenshot:
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If you want to show the status bar in Microsoft Excel, check the Status Bar option; If you want to hide the status bar in Microsoft Excel, please uncheck the Status Bar option.

The View Options of Kutools for Excel makes it possible to show or hide most of Microsoft Excel settings quickly, such as Inner Tabs, Formula Bar, Status Bar, Windows in Taskbar, Gridlines, Page Breaks, Display Zeros, Vertical Scrollbar, Horizontal Scrollbar, Sheet Tab, … etc. It will save your time in looking for these setting when you need to show or hide them. Click to know more…

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    Geco · 4 months ago
    system had updated my excel and I lost my status bar - realised how often I used the quick sum, count, average, min, max until they disapeared! VBA solution worked a charm after wasting time looking for how to restore unsuccessfully
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    DM96 · 4 years ago
    TYSM!! Awesome....more like this please :)
    helped no end....boss was puzzling for ages and really frustrated - thankfully i found this and solved his issue...lol he was even more baffled!
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    Mike · 4 years ago
    Thanks the VBA code worked like a charm!!! I have been looking for hours for this!
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    Yolanda · 4 years ago
    Thanks for the help! I used VBA instructions, it worked. :)
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    Hayri · 5 years ago
    This is extremely helpful as my status bar had disappeared for a reason I cannot identify. I haven't realized it before that this function is so essential for many tasks I have been performing everyday.
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    Andy · 5 years ago
    Thank you! it really helps me to get the bar back.
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    hannah · 5 years ago
    SO HELPFUL!Thanks for posting
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    smchip · 6 years ago
    thank you! couldn't figure this out...
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    varun · 6 years ago
    very helpful, my status bar was missing

    but i got it back with hep of this article

    tahnk you so much

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