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asked 2017-02-19 14:26:31 +0200

tonyvella gravatar image

Why do the grid lines not show when I apply a background color to a column?

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answered 2017-02-19 14:31:31 +0200

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updated 2017-02-19 14:31:53 +0200

Go 'Tools' > 'Options' > 'LibreOffice Calc' > 'View' > 'Visual Aids' > 'Grid lines:' and select 'Show on colored cells'. (Read: 'Show aslo on colored cells'.)

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answered 2017-02-19 14:41:22 +0200

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Worked like a charm! Thanks and regards from Ottawa (where it's NOT snowing!!!!!!)

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You are welcome.
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Regards from München (2.7° north of you in latitude) where the sun is shining (7°C).

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2017-02-19 14:43:52 +0200 )edit

answered 2018-02-14 10:26:03 +0200

I opened an excel file with already colored cells. However when remove the color or set it to white, there's still no grid. Grid works with other colors though.

Found a solution, needed to highlight the cells, right-click and choose clear direct formatting (not sure of the English translation)

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