Box on all screens

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I have a box with the text "Enter your search term" that appeared top center of my screen while I was working on a spreadsheet.  But it appears on all my docs and it's currently on this screen.  What is it and how do I get rid of it?  It is in front of all text or information on any screen.

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Windows 10
Excel Home & Student 2019
Is not an Excel specific problem. Happened while I was working on a spreadsheet, but box appears on every screen view.
Any screenshot of the window that pops up would be an advantage.
Gave up and restarted and resolved problem.
I am glad that you solved your problem.
But please keep in mind that a third party cannot be in front of the monitor, so a specific description and technical details are required.
Therefore, I would ask you to provide all information in advance for the next time.
I would be happy to answer your questions in the future.

I wish you much success with Excel