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MS Excel 2003: Draw a line through a value in a cell (strikethrough)

This Excel tutorial explains how to draw a line through a value (ie: strikethrough) in a cell in Excel 2003 and older versions (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).

Question: How do I draw a line through a value in a cell in Microsoft Excel 2003/XP/2000/97? (This is also known as a strikethrough.)

Answer: Select the text that you wish to strikethrough. This can either be the entire cell or only a character in the cell. While your mouse is over the selected text, right-click and then select "Format Cells" from the popup menu.

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When the Format Cells window appears, select the Font tab. Check the Strikethrough checkbox. Click on the OK button.

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Now when you return to your spreadsheet, you should see a strike through your selected text.

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