How to stop auto calculation in Excel?
In general, when you use a formula in a worksheet, for instance, in Cell C1, you use this formula =A1+B2, and the formula will automatically calculate with the change of data in A1 and B2. Now if you want to stop the auto calculation, I can introduce two trick ways for you.
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If you want to stop auto calculation in Excel, you just need to change the auto calculation to manual calculation.
Please click Formula > Calculation Options > Manual. See screenshot:
Now, the auto calculation has been stopped in Excel.
Meanwhile, use a VBA can stop auto calculation.
If you are used to use VBA, you also can run the below VBA to merge every other row.
1. Hold ALT button and press F11 on the keyboard to open a Microsoft Visual Basic for Application window.
2. Click Insert > Module, and copy the VBA into the module.
VBA: Stop auto calculation with VBA
Private Sub Workbook_Open() 'Updateby20140314 Application.Calculation = XlCalculation.xlCalculationManual End Sub
3. Then click Run to stop auto calculation.
Tip: If you want to restore the auto calculation, just click Formula > Calculation Options > Automatic.
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