October 5, 2010

We have all received a formula from a colleague trying to be smart and found it difficult to understand the make-up thereof. Excel provides a tool to evaluate the results and make-up of a formula in the form of the ‘evaluate formula’ button in the ‘formulas’ tab in the ribbon. With the cell selected, click the ‘evaluate formula’ button and then click the ‘evaluate..’ button multiple times. Each time it is clicked the next parameter in the formula/function is evaluated.


Evaluate Formula

Evaluate Formula


This is a very useful feature for understanding a complex formulas and for troubleshooting such formulas.


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