Excel Hangs Applying Any Formatting to Cells

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Hello,

 

When opening a new excel file after a fresh restart of my PC, whenever I apply bolding/italics/any cell formatting Excell will freeze and hang forever until force closed. This happens when opening it with or without safe mode, and in a brand new file.

 

I have tried 'repairing' my office installation and it still occurs.

 

Not sure what to try next, but it makes Excel unusable.

1 Reply

Hi @exceluser20,

 

This will seem odd but try changing your default printer from whatever it is now to "Microsoft XPS Document writer" and try again.