Status bar options: add/remove features
You can customize your status bar to show you the information you need. To customize it, all you need to do is right-click on it.
Here you will see all the options in your status bar both enabled ✅ and not.
A lot of options are already enabled by default like the Flash Fill Blank and Changed cells, Sensitivity, End mode, Fixed decimal and so much more.
To enable an item, all you have to do is click on it.
For instance, you would like the status bar to show you if the Caps lock or the Num lock is active. Just right-click the status bar and select the Caps lock and Num lock to check the options ✅
Once done, you’ll see them on the left side of the status bar 😊
Whenever you hit the Num or Caps lock keys on your keyboard, the status bar shows you that.
The Scroll lock is another option similar to them but the scroll lock option is already enabled by default.
You can always add more features that are useful for you.
For example, add the sheet number or the workbook statistics. Once you click on them, you will immediately see them in your status bar, along with others.
The Overtype mode, Macro Recording, and Accessibility Checker are only a few more features you can add to your status bar.
Status bar customization is entirely up to you. You can enable the features to get quick access to the information that you need. Or disable features that don’t serve you 😊
Removing features follow the same procedure as adding them.
All you have to do is to right-click the status bar and disable any of the options you’ve added.
For example, let’s disable all the features we’ve added previously: Caps Lock, Num Lock, Sheet number, and Workbook statistics.
To remove them, just right-click on the status bar and click on each of them. This will uncheck the features. And you won’t be seeing them in the status bar anymore.
But what do you do when you can’t find your status bar in Excel? With a missing status bar, how will you make use of the information it displays? 🤔