Trace Precedents In Excel 2013

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Excel trace precedents arrow

How to show trace dependents or precedents arrow in Excel?

Excel: trace dependents: show other sheet it is referencing to Dear community, I just used the trace dependents feature. If the cell is used on a different sheet. In this article we will cover step by step the options available to help resolve errors in Excel formula. Tracing Formula Precedents and Dependents. Tracing precedents allows you to backtrack through all of the cells that are used to calculate a formula. This allows you to quickly find and identify what values a selected formula is dependent on. We’d like to confirm if the Trace Precedents and Trace Dependents options are grayed out. If so, click File Options Advanced, under the sections Display options for this workbook, select All under For objects, show to make these functions activated. In addition, you can repair the Office Excel 2013 application.

In some cases, if there are many formulas in your sheet, you may want to clearly see the relationships among the cells in Excel. To show the trace dependents or precedents arrow will be a good way.

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Show trace dependents (precedents) arrow

It is easy to show the trace arrows in Excel.

There are two trace arrow types, one is Trace Precedents arrow, and the other is Trace Dependents arrow.

To show Trace Precedents arrow:

Trace Precedents In Excel 2013

Select cell you need and click Formulas > Trace Precedents.


To show Trace Dependents arrow:

Select cell you need and click Formulas > Trace Dependents.


Tip: You can only add a trace arrow at each time.

Show all trace dependents (precedents) arrow with Kutools for Excel

With Excel built-in function, you only can show one type of trace arrows once time, but with Kutools for Excel's Monitor of Dependents and Precedents, you can show all precedents or dependents or booth precedents and dependents in a range once time.

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:(Free Download Kutools for Excel Now!)

1. Click Kutools > More (in the Formula gourp), and then enable one operation you need in the sub menu, See screenshot:

2. Then select a cell or a range that you want to show the trace arrows, and now the type of trace arrow you select are shown in the selection.

Monitor Dependents of Ranges

Note: Click Kutools > More > Monitor Precedents of Ranges/Monitor Dependents of Ranges/Monitoer Precedents and Dependents again to disable it.

Tip. If you want to have a free trial of Kutools for Excel's multiple functions, please go to free download Kutools for Excel first, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

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