Excel Humor #9 – You do not see me

This is a true story with modification… I can’t believe it happened when I first heard it, but then I realize some changes made on Excel 2016 (not sure if also in Excel 2013).

Here’s today humor:

Excel humor - you do not see me

If you are working with Excel 2010 (which I am most most most of the time), you probably know that when you select a range, the cells selected turn dark (grey) and you will see any texts in white, if any, in the selection.

To my surprise (in a positive way), that behavior get improved in Excel 2016.  The following screen cast demonstrates the scenario in Excel 2016:Excel humor - you do not see me.gif

Having said that, we may still read the content from the formula bar.  So don’t turn your text in white and think that no one can read them. ;p

Joke aside… NEVER put sensitive / confidential data on a workbook that you are going to share with someone who are not supposed to see those data.  Next week I will show you a simple way to “look” into hidden worksheets even the worksheets cannot be unhidden.

Stay tuned!





About MF

An Excel nerd who just transition into a role related to data analytics at current company......😊 Recently in love with Power Query and Power BI.😍 Keep learning new Excel and Power BI stuffs and be amazed by all the new discoveries.
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