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How to Remove Conditional Formatting in Google Sheets in 2024

How to Remove Conditional Formatting in Google Sheets

To remove conditional formatting in Google Sheets, follow these steps:

1. Select the Range

Click and drag to select the cells or range where conditional formatting is applied. 

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If you want to remove conditional formatting from the entire sheet, click on the square between the row numbers and column letters to select the whole sheet.

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2. Open Conditional Formatting Menu

Go to the Format menu at the top of the screen. Choose Conditional formatting from the dropdown menu. This action opens the Conditional Format Rules pane on the right side of your screen.

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3. Find the Rule to Remove

In the Conditional Format Rules pane, you'll see a list of all rules applied to the selected range or sheet.

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4. Remove the Rule

To remove a specific rule, hover over the rule you want to delete, and you'll see a trash can icon appear to the right of the rule. Click the trash can icon to delete the rule.

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We hope that this article has helped you and given you a better understanding of how to remove conditional formatting in Google Sheets. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our articles on the difference between Google Sheets vs Excel and our comprehensive Google Sheets formulas list.

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