How to view/hide Gridlines in Excel 2003

How to view/hide Grid-Lines in Excel 2003 (with Images)

What are grid lines: These are the faint lines that distinguish cells on a worksheet.


How to view/hide Gridlines in excel 2003:

Step 1: Open a new excel and go to Tools then click on Options.

grid lines

Step 2: From the Options pop-up window, to Hide the grid lines remove the Gridlines Tick mark.

grid lines

As soon as you click to remove the tick mark all grid lines will be disappeared from your excel sheet.

grid lines in excel 2003

You can use the same Options window to View the grid lines; click the Tick mark to view the same.

Also you can change the color if you want, select the Gridlines color option just below the Gridlines tick mark option, by default it will be Automatic.


About Anson

I’m Anson having a decade of versatile experience in Business Process Outsourcing, Finance & Accounting, Information Technology, Operational Excellence & Business Intelligence. I have got the opportunity to work for Genpact, Hewlett Packard, M*Modal and Capgemini in various roles and responsibilities, starting from an Associate to a Manager. Learning anything new has always been my passion and if related to Business and Technology then I love it. is an outcome of my passion towards the same and I have been into asKeygeek since 2012. Outside business and technology I’m a movie buff who spends hours together watching and learning Cinema, I do make Short Films 🙂


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