How to hide the cell values in Excel without hiding cells
1. Select cells which values you want to hide and do one of the following:
- Right-click on the selection and choose Format Cells... in the popup menu:
- On the Home tab, in the Number group, click the launch pad icon:
2. In the Format Cells dialog box, on the Number tab, select the Custom formatting and then in the Type field, type ";;;" to hide any value in the cells:
Note: The format code has four sections separated by semicolons:
Positive; Negative; Zero; Text
The empty sections mean no visible content to show.
See Custom cell format for more details.