"Excel 2007 Status Bar - Customizing Status Bar Options in Excel 2007"


Excel 2007 status bar provides you with additional information when you select a range of cells. This information included the status of the Num Lock, Caps Lock, and Scroll Lock keys on your keyboard.

This bar keeps you informed of the program's current mode and any special keys you engage, and enables you to select a new worksheet view and to zoom in and out on the worksheet.

However, you also can customize the status bar!

Customize the status bar in Excel 2007 and make the overlooked status bar keep you up to date on the status of certain items within your Excel spreadsheet. This tutorial will show you how to add, and remove certain options/elements to the status bar.


To add options to the Status Bar

  • Right-click the Status Bar to bring up the Customize Status Bar menu.
  • Customize Excel 2007 Status bar

  • Click to select the options you want, click again if you do not want the item displayed.
  • When finished, click anywhere on the spreadsheet to close the menu.


To remove options from the Status Bar

  • Right-click on the Excel status bar and click on any option that you wish to remove from the status bar.
  • The menu's options are enabled (selected) when a check mark appears next to them and vice-versa.


Related Topics:

Getting Started with Excel 2007
Excel 2007 Screen Elements
The New Excel 2007 Ribbon
How to Enter Data into the Excel 2007 Worksheet?
How to Save a Workbook Correctly?



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