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How to only recalculate or refresh selected cells in Excel?

For frequently using complex formulas in Excel, many Excel users tend to change the workbook calculation from automatically calculating to manually. With the manual calculation mode, you need to recalculate the formula cells to get the updated result when changing reference cell values. In this article, we will show you how to recalculate or refresh only the selected cells in Excel.

Only recalculate or refresh selected cells with shortcut key

Only recalculate or refresh selected cells with VBA code


arrow blue right bubble Only recalculate or refresh selected cells with shortcut key


Supposing formulas locate in range F2:F10 as below screenshot shown. After changing values in column D or E, you need to recalculate the formula cells in Column F in order to get the new results. Please do as follows.

1. After changing values of reference cells, select the formula cells you need to recalculate, then press the F9 key. Then you can see the results of selected formula cells are updated at once.

Note: After pressing this shot cut key, all of the formulas in the worksheet which reference cells change will be updated at once.


arrow blue right bubble Only recalculate or refresh selected cells with VBA code

Also, you can run the following VBA code to only recalculate the selected cells in Excel.

1. Select the formula cells you need to recalculate, then press Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, click Insert > Module. Then copy and paste the below VBA code into the Module window.

VBA code: Only recalculate selected cells in Excel

Public Sub RecalculateSelection()
    If TypeName(Selection) = "Range" Then Selection.Calculate
End Sub

3. Press the F5 key to run the code, then the selected formula cells are recalculated immediately.


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