Gridlines are not displayed in Web browser

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SYMPTOMS

When you save a Microsoft Excel worksheet that contains gridlines as HTML, and then open the page in a Web browser, the gridlines are not displayed.

CAUSE

Excel is designed not to retain gridlines when you save a worksheet as HTML.

WORKAROUND

To work around this behavior, format the cells with borders. NOTE: The borders will be displayed in the Web browser if the browser supports borders.

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Article ID: 221077 - Last Review: January 24, 2007 - Revision: 4.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2003
  • Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
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