How to Remove a Check Box in Excel

By Cooper Temple

Excel is a spreadsheet program from Microsoft. Sold as a stand-alone program or as part of the Office package, Excel is suitable for use in both home and professional environments. You may choose from a variety of simple and complex functions as well as other tools. One of the many tools in Excel is the Forms function, which allows you to create interactive forms. One of the form tools is the check box. After you have created a form, you may need to delete some of the form's controls, such as the check box. You can remove a check box in Excel by following a few steps.

Step 1

Open the Excel file that contains the check box you want to remove.

Step 2

Click the "Design Mode" option on the "Controls" group of the "Developer" tab.

Step 3

Click once on the check box that you want to delete. Press the "Delete" key on your keyboard. Repeat this step for each check box that you want to remove.