Hide selected cell's highlight/border

twl2009

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I've seen this question asked a lot on the web, but no-one appears to have given the answer I'm looking for. Which leads me to think that it is not possible...that said..

I would like to hide the highlight border that excel puts round a cell when it is selected. On my excel it is a thick green border.

The first worksheet in my workbook contains only hyperlinks and buttons so it looks amateurish when the highlight is bouncing around.

Thanks

Twl
 

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Your saying when you create a new Workbook and click on any cell you have a large Green border around the selected cell.

Is that correct?

What version of Excel are you using?
Are you using an "Apple" computer?
 

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You did not say if this happens on a brand new Workbook.
Any time you ask questions on this Forum it's best to point out your using a Mac
 

twl2009

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Yep, on any sheet in any workbook the selected cell or range of cells has a border highlight to show it is selected, on on sheet I would like to hide it if possible.

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1. On the Ribbon click on view.
2. Untick "Gridlines"
 

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Hi, that will get rid of the gridlines, I would like to get rid of the border highlight that specifically surrounds the currently selected cell or currently selected range of cells.??

Thanks

Twl
 

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I really have no answer for you. Borders are not automatically added around every cell.

Either Mac's operate differently or there is some automatically generated script running in your background.
 

twl2009

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Not every cell, every cell as the user selects it, im pretty sure its the same on pc, when you select a cell it gets a highlight around it to show that this is the cell the user has selected.
 

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