How to show cell reference (as text) instead of value and vice versa in Excel?
Normally formula cells display calculated results in Excel, and it’s boring to click each cell to view its cell reference. Here I will share three methods to show all cell references instead of values and vice versa in current worksheet, and to show specified cell references as text instead of values and vice versa.
Show all cell reference instead of value and vice versa with Show Formula feature
We can quickly show all cell references instead of calculated results of formulas with clicking Formulas > Show Formulas. See screenshot below:
If you need to show all calculated results again in cells, please click the Show Formulas button again.
Show cell reference as text instead of value and vice versa in the specified range
On the other hand, some users may want to show specified cell reference as text instead of values, but not all cell references of all formula cells. Here I recommend you to try Kutools for Excel’s Convert Formula to Text utility and Convert Text to Formula utility.
Show all cell reference instead of value and vice versa in all sheets
As we know, the Formulas > Show Formulas can only show/hide formulas in the active sheet. For show or hide all cell reference instead of values or vice versa in all worksheets, please try Kutools for Excel's View Options feature.
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