How to Strikethrough in Excel

In this tutorial, you will learn how to strikethrough in Excel.

The font strikethrough option in Excel for the web is not accessible if you’d like to cut a line through data in a cell to indicate revisions or tasks that have been completed.

If you own the desktop version of Excel, you can open your workbook there and insert the strikethrough formatting.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to strikethrough in Excel.


Before we begin we will need a group of data to strikethrough in Excel.

Step 1

First, you need to have a clean and tidy group of data to work with.

Step 2

Yu can use a keyboard shortcut to strikethrough values in a cell. Simply press ‘Command’, ‘shift’ and ‘X’ at the same time.

Step 3

Once you are done, your cell value will look like this.


That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.

In this tutorial, I covered how to strikethrough in Excel.