by Allen Wyatt
(last updated March 17, 2018)
Rick wrote about a problem he was having when viewing cells that have a fill color. It seems that the color doesn't show up on the display, but it does show up when he prints the worksheet.
This problem is most likely related to the settings in Windows, not in Excel. Follow these general steps:
Figure 1. The Display tab of the Accessibility Options dialog box.
The fill colors should now be visible in the worksheet. They were "hidden" to make viewing data easier for those with certain types of visual limitations. This problem is detailed in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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