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How can we improve Excel for Windows (Desktop Application)?

Use a contrasting colour to indicate hidden rows/columns

It is very hard to notice where hidden columns are at a quick glance. The boundary between the column labels where the hidden column is doesn't stand out. Please make this boundary stand out more, perhaps by using a contrasting colour. The same goes for hidden rows. This would help avoid silly mistakes involving deletion of row/column ranges that appear to be empty.

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  • Laverne commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Excel 365 for Mac has a thick green line that indicates when a row/column has been hidden. I would like this 'feature' on Excel for Windows.

  • Tesh Vora commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I endorse this. Further more - there should be an option to high-light the fact that there are hidden rows within the sheet for example using a horizontal ligthening bolt (with a further option to print this lightening bold)

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