Disable Office Animations (DisableAnimations)

To further improve the user experience, you may disable Office Animations for 2013 by adding a key and key value to the Windows Registry. To do this, create the Graphics key and Disable Animations key value as follows:

  • Key Name:

  • Key Value:


  To create and update the registry key, Graphics:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.

  2. Locate and then select the following registry subkey:

  3. From the Edit menu, select New, and then select Key.

  4. Type Graphics, and then press Enter.

  5. From the Edit menu, select New, and then select DWORD Value.

  6. Type DisableAnimations, and then press Enter.

  7. In the Details pane, right-click DisableAnimations, and then click Modify.

  8. In the Value data box, type 00000001, and then click OK.

  9. Exit Registry Editor.

  10. Restart Excel 2013.