Occasionally, Excel will disable View if View has encountered an issue. This will cause View to no longer show up as a tab in Excel. The instructions below should guide you towards getting View re-enabled, if necessary.


View stopped displaying in Excel


Open the Excel Add-In window

  1. Open Excel
  2. Confirm View does not appear in your toolbar
  3. Click "File" in the top left corner
  4. On the left menu, click "Options"
  5. In the new "Excel Options" window. On the left menu, click "Add-Ins"


Excel can disable View in two different ways. Below describes how to fix both alternatives.


Alternative 1 - Re-adding the COM Add-in

  1. Open the Excel Add-In window
  2. Down the bottom, go to the manage section
  3. In the drop down select "COM Add-ins"
  4. Click "Go"
  5. If View is on this list. Make sure it is ticked and click "ok"
  6. If View is not on this list, read Alternative 2 below
  7. Close and Open Excel


Alternative 2 - Enabling a disabled Add-in

  1. Open the Excel Add-In window
  2. Down the bottom, go to the manage section
  3. In the drop down select "Disabled Items"
  4. Click "Go"
  5. If View is on this list. Click on the item
  6. If View is not on this list, and you have completed Alternative 1. Please contact support
  7. Click "Enable"
  8. Close and Open Excel


If you are unable to get the View Toolbar to display - please contact your IT department or log a support ticket here.