In Microsoft Excel, on your worksheet, you can add and remove borders from your cell. To make your borders stand out, you can choose to add styles, thickness, colors, and how you want to layout these borders. This tutorial will explain how to add or remove borders to a cell in an Excel worksheet.
How to add or remove Cell Borders in Excel
In Microsoft Excel, borders are lines that form around a cell. In Excel, there are options to add both predefined cell borders and custom cell borders.
1] How to add borders to a cell in an Excel worksheet
Open Microsoft Excel.
Click on a cell in the worksheet.
On the Home tab in the Font group, you will see a border icon; click on it, you will see a list of predefined borders; click any choice you desire, it will automatically appear into the cell you selected.
There are two other options to add borders to your cells.
Option one is to click Draw Border in the Borders drop-down list.
A pencil will appear to draw the border around the cell.
You can add line styles and color in the drop-down list by clicking Line Styles and Line Color from the list.
Option two is to click Font Settings, a small arrow on the bottom in the Font group.
A Format Cells dialog box will appear.
Click the Border tab.
On the Border tab inside the dialog box, you will see various options to add and customize the border.
You can add Line Styles, Presets, Colors, and add Border Lines by selecting the border lines around the preview pane or click inside the preview pane.
Once you add what you want, click OK; a border will appear in the cell selected.
2] How to remove borders from a cell in an Excel worksheet
There are three options to remove borders from a cell in your worksheet.
Click the cell where the border is.
On the Home tab in the Font group, click the border icon; in its drop-down list, click No Border. The border will disappear.
Option two is to select Erase Border in the borders drop-down list.
An Eraser will appear; click on the cell borders’ lines to make the cell borders disappear.
Option three is to click the cell where you have the border
On the Home tab in the Font group, click Font Settings, a small arrow on the bottom.
A Format Cell dialog box will appear.
Click the Border tab.
On the Border tab, click the border preview lines to remove the borders or click the preview lines to remove the cell’s borders.
The border around the cell is removed.