Insert button grayed out in the developer tab


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Insert button grayed out in the developer tab

What is it:

Insert option under Developer tab is grayed out and not allowing you click?

Developer-Insert Button

Why is it disabled:

One of the reasons for this option is grayed out or disabled is because your excel sheet must be Shared.

How to enable Insert button:

Once you Remove the Share Workbook option this gets enabled.

Step 1: Go to Review tab and click on Share Workbook.


Step 2: From the pop-up menu Uncheck the  “Allow changes…..” option and click OK.

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Step 3: Go back to Developer tab and check the Insert button, it should be enabled now.

Developer-Insert Button

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 Learning anything new has always been his passion, 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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