Audit Excel formulas by tracing cell precedents

You can visualize with blue tracing arrows where you are getting your answers from in Excel. From the Formulas tab–>Formula Auditing group–>click Trace Precedents.

Trace Precedents Formula Auditing in Excel

Arrows will point to the cells that the formula is using.

Trace Precedents in Excel

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I'm a proud husband and dad to 4 boys! Microsoft Certified Trainer and Boy Scout Leader are some of things I call myself. The Cincinnati Reds are my favorite team! When not outdoors, I enjoy working with documents in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Visio and Photoshop. My wife, Erin, shares her awesome recipes on her blog at 5dollardinners.com.
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3 Responses to Audit Excel formulas by tracing cell precedents

  1. Wonderland Event Management says:

    That’s really helpful. Quite understandable.

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