How to Enable Display options for this workbook:Insert Button Greyed Out

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Enable Display Options in Excel to All (with Images)

What is it: Insert option under Developer tab is greyed out and not allowing you click?

Developer-enable display options

Why is it disabled:

One of the reasons for this option is grayed out or disabled is because “Display options for this workbook For objects, show:” must be set as “Nothing (hide objects)” instead of “All”

How to Enable Display options:

Once you change or Enable Display options to “All” Insert Button will be enabled.

Step 1: GoTo Excel Options Menu and click on “Advanced”

Step 2: Set “For objects, show:” as “All” under “Display options for this workbook” from Advanced Menu options. And Click OK.



Excel_Options_enable display optionsStep 3: Go back to Developer tab and check the Insert button, it should be enabled now.Developer-Insert-Enabled

If the above didn’t work for you then Click Here to check out the other 4 reasons for insert button grayed out on the Developer tab.



Anson Antony

Anson Antony

Anson is a contributing author and founder at ASKEYGEEK.com. Learning anything new has always been his passion, ASKEYGEEK.com is an outcome of his passion for technology and business. He has got a decade of versatile experience in Business Process Outsourcing, Finance & Accounting, Information Technology, Operational Excellence & Business Intelligence. During the tenure, he had worked for organizations like Genpact, Hewlett Packard, M*Modal and Capgemini in various roles and responsibilities. Outside business and technology, he is a movie buff who spends hours together watching and learning Cinema and a Film Maker too!

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