How To Hide Zero Values in Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 31, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to hide zero values in Google Sheets.

How To Hide Zero Values in Google Sheets

The 0 values in a spreadsheet can be hidden in Microsoft Excel, but not yet in Google Sheets.

However, conditional formatting offers a creative workaround.

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

Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to hide zero values in Google Sheets.

Step 1

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

Step 2

To hide the zero value, select the entire data group, click Format, and select Conditional formatting.

A pop-up box will appear on the right side of your Google Sheets to customise the formatting.

Step 3

To hide the zero value, we will format the fonts to be white in color without any cell color by keying in the below.

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.

Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example spreadsheet

In this tutorial, I covered how to hide zero values in Google Sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.