How to remove cell border color

In this Excel tutorial lesson, we will learn how to remove the cell border color in Excel.

There are several methods to remove the border color. We have the option of selecting from the same.

How to remove borders?

Let’s start by applying cell borders. Then select the line color. We can also choose the line style among the following:

remove cell border Line Color

If we want to customize it more, we can click the option “More Borders”.

remove cell border Line Style

It will open the format cells dialog box as shown next:

Remove Cell Boarder

Click on the line style and color that you want, and then click one or more buttons to indicate the border placement.

Tips for removing cell borders

You can also use the following shortcut keys:

  • Alt+P Apply or remove the top border.
  • Alt+B Apply or remove the bottom border.
  • Alt+L Apply or remove the left border.
  • Alt+R Apply or remove the right border.
  • Alt+H If cells in multiple rows are selected, apply or remove the horizontal divider.
  • Alt+V If cells in multiple columns are selected, adjust or remove the vertical divider.
  • Alt+D Apply or remove the downward diagonal border.
  • Alt+U Apply or remove the upward diagonal border.

By using these shortcut keys, you can swiftly remove specific borders without going through the Format Cells dialog box.

Remember that Excel offers flexibility in customizing your cell borders, allowing you to apply and remove them as needed to create the perfect layout for your spreadsheet.