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How to show calculation steps in Excel?

When you do some calculations in Excel, and if there gets some error results in the end, you can view the calculation steps to find out where goes wrong and then correct it.

Show and view calculation steps with Evaluate Formula function

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In Excel, you can apply the Evaluate Formula function to view the calculation steps.

1. Select a single formula cell, and click Formulas > Evaluate Formula, Then an Evaluate Formula dialog pops out. See screenshot:

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2. In the Evaluate Formula dialog, you can click Evaluate button to show the calculation steps. (Clicking the Evaluate button one time will display one calculation step.)

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3. Then after viewing the calculation steps, you can click Close button to close the dialog.

Note: You also can click Step In to view each cell’s data, and then click Step Out to go back. (Each cell needed to click Step In once time.)

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    snipermx malayaklan · 1 years ago
    Thanks a lot regarding the Evaluate Formula. Now i can attest that my MDAS computation is right. Thanks!