Change working area size: show or hide ribbon, formula bar, and status bar in Excel

When you are working with a small screen computer, such as a laptop, or browsing a workbook with too much data, have you ever try to get a bigger browsing area by toggling the status bar, the formula bar and the ribbon off? If so, with this Work Area Size you can quickly switch among the following 3 types of working area size in your Excel.


arrow blue right bubble Click Kutools >> Work Area, See screenshot:

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arrow blue right bubble Usage:

Click on Work Area, you will have a toolbar with 4 buttons locating on your screen as:

Click on first button will reset your Excel to the normal working area size.

Click on the other 3 buttons will switch among 3 types of working area sizes in your Excel.


arrow blue right bubbleTo hide the status bar with one click

Click the second button, the status bar below the workbook will be hidden.

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arrow blue right bubbleTo hide the status bar and the formula bar with one click

Click the third button, the status bar and the formula bar will be hidden.

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arrow blue right bubbleTo hide the ribbon, the status bar and the formula bar with one click

Click the fourth button, the status bar, formula bar and the ribbon will be hidden.

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arrow blue right bubbleSee Work Area Size feature demo (Video 1).

Video 1. Work Area Size feature demo.


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The functionality described above is just one of 200 powerful functions of Kutools for Excel.

Designed for Excel(Office) 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 and Office 365. Free download and use for 60 days.

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