VBA – Turn Formula Bar Off (or On)

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When creating an Excel template you may want to turn off the formula bar to limit unwanted user actions.

Alternatively, if you are using a spreadsheet and the formula bar is missing you may want to turn it back on.

Turn Formula Bar On or Off From Excel

To toggle the formula bar On or Off:

On the Ribbon:
1. Click View
2. Check or Uncheck “Formula Bar” in the Show section
or you can use keyboard shortcuts: Alt > W > V > F

Formula Bar Toggle

Turn Formula Bar On or Off with VBA

To do this from VBA:

Macro to turn off the formula bar

Macro to turn on the formula bar

Expand or Collapse Formula Bar

You can also resize the Formula Bar by clicking and dragging at the bottom of the formula bar or by using this shortcut: CTRL + SHIFT + U (MAC: ^ + Shift + U).

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