How to hide the Excel ribbon to increase worksheet area?

How to hide the Excel ribbon to increase worksheet area ? I dont need the ribbon during major part of my work on Excel and would instead prefer bigger working area on the spreadsheet. I am looking for a way to easily hide and unhide the excel
ribbon as per requirement.

Explorer Asked on 9th July 2015 in Excel for Windows.
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    Just double click on any tab. The Ribbon will go away and you will be able to see 4 additional rows in your worksheet.

    When you need the ribbon, click on any tab and it will temporarily return with the 4 top rows hiding behind the ribbon.

    Double click on a tab and the ribbon returns with the 4 rows moving down, as it appeared originally.

    P.S:I am using 2007 version.

    Explorer Answered on 10th July 2015.
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    Ctrl+f1

    Explorer Answered on 20th August 2015.
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    View, Full Screen

    Enthusiast Answered on 23rd August 2015.
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    Hi Riya,

    Taking the help of a mouse to do an activity might be convenient but not time saving. Hence I always recommend to opt the TAT saving technique. So better to go for a keyboard shortcut

    CTRL+F1 : To hide or unhide Ribbon menu

    Enthusiast Answered on 30th August 2015.
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    Explorer Answered on 2nd March 2020.
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