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Highlighted cells dont show color

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Highlighted cells don't show color
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Programming
Expert:  Tech_Ben replied 1 year ago.

Tech_Ben :

Thank you for the question. Can you please tell me which version of Excel you are using?

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Expert:  Tech_Ben replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.


I am using Excel 2010

Expert:  Tech_Ben replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. This may be caused by having the high contrast setting enabled on your operating system. If you can tell me which operating system you are using I can provide details on how to check to see if this option is enabled or not.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.


How can I tell?


 

Expert:  Tech_Ben replied 1 year ago.
You should be able to tell by going to Start -> Run, or just Start and typing winver

It should tell you whether you're using Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, etc..
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Windows 7 Ultimate Ver 6.1

Expert:  Tech_Ben replied 1 year ago.
Thanks. Please try the following:

1) Right-click an empty space on your desktop
2) Select "Personalize"
3) Select the "Windows 7 Basic" theme at the bottom of the list. This is a non-high contrast theme, which I suspect may be causing your problem. Once the theme is set, open Excel and see if the problem remains. Thanks again

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