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Hide a Column

How to Hide a Column in Access

Hide a Column

You can temporarily hide a column when you want to reduce the amount of information on the screen. This doesn’t delete any information—it only hides it.

Hide a Column

  1. Click the header for the column you want to hide.
  2. Click the More button on the ribbon.
  3. Select Hide Fields.
    Hide a Column

Access temporarily hides the column from view.

To hide multiple columns at once, select them all, then right-click one of the selected column headers and select Hide Fields.

Unhide a Column

  1. When you're ready to unhide a column, click any column header.
    Hide a Column
  2. Click the More button on the ribbon.
  3. Select Unhide Fields.
    Hide a Column
  4. Click the check box next to each column you want to redisplay.
  5. Click Close.
    Hide a Column

Access displays the hidden field once again.

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