Gantt View Background Cell View

In a new sheet I'm creating the Gantt view background cell color (not the task bar) is dark blue making it very difficult to read anything. I can't see any option to change this. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Thanks



  • Andrée Starå
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    Hi @David Brandon Flynn

    Have you changed your personal colors. How did you create the sheet? Are there any Conditional Formatting rules?

    Can you maybe share some screenshots? (Delete/replace any confidential/sensitive information before sharing) That would make it easier to help. (share too, [email protected])

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic week!


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  • I was wondering if you could post any resolution to this here, I'm experiencing a similar issue with the Gantt View on some project plans, and I can't seem to clear the color in the background back to white. I'd love to see any fix. Thanks!

  • I came here looking for a solution for the same issue - dark blue background on Gantt rows only.

    Nothing was noted above so I kept trying different things... Finally stumbled on the 'clear formatting' button which is located just to the right of the 'wrap text' button. I selected all rows in the sheet, clicked the clear formatting button, and the dark blue Gannt backgrounds disappeared. I had to reformat my columns but that was quick compared to the time spent trying to fix the Gantt color.

    FYI - I'm very familiar with managing conditional formatting and nothing there was causing the blue Gantt background. I've never run into this before in the hundreds of sheets I've used. Cool little issue and glad to utilize the clear formatting button for once.

    Hope this helps someone down the road!