How to Hide Rows Based On Cell Value in Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 31, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to hide rows based on cell value in Google Sheets.

How to Hide Rows Based On Cell Value in Google Sheets

One easy way to hide rows based on cell value is to create a filter for the data group. By doing so, once you input a desired range or criteria to filter, the irrelevant data will be hidden automatically.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to hide rows based on cell values in Google Sheets.

Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to hide rows based on cell value in Google Sheets.

Step 1

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

Step 2

To insert a filter system into the data group, simply select the entire data group, press Data on the top bar, and select Create a filter.

Step 3

Next, we will filter the desired result to present on Google Sheets.

In this example, we want to hide all the students who attended class. To do so, we will filter for N to show only those who did not attend class.

Step 4

Once you are done, your Google Sheets will look like this.

 

 

 

Summary

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.

Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example spreadsheet

In this tutorial, I covered how to hide rows based on cell value in Google Sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.