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Quickly highlight all formula cells with color in Excel

Formulas are very useful for Excel users, sometimes, you may want to highlight all formula cells so that you can easily view them with a glance. If you have Kutools for Excel, with its Worksheet Design utility, you can highlight all the formulas cells in the current workbook with one click.

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Click Kutools Plus >> Worksheet Design, and a new Design tab will appear in the ribbon, see screenshots:

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1. Open the workbook which you want to highlight the formulas.

2. Apply this utility by clicking Kutools Plus > Worksheet Design, and a new Design tab will be displayed in the ribbon, then click Highlight Formulas option in the View group, see screenshot:

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3. And all the formulas cells in the current workbook have been highlighted at once.



1. Click Highlight Formulas will turn off the feature.

2. If you close the Worksheet Design, this highlight feature will be disabled.

3. You can specify the highlight color, please click Settings under the Design tab, and in the Design Tools Settings dialog box, you can choose the color for highlighting locked range, hidden formulas, formulas and range name, see screenshots:

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Demo: Quickly highlight all formula cells with color in Excel

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