Show Precedents

Show Precedents.

Use this command to show precedents of range, which is currently selected in Excel.

To understand how this feature works just do the following:

  • create new workbook
  • on Sheet1 enter following formulas
    A1 =1
    A2 =A1+1
    A3 =A2+A1+1
    A4 =A1+A2+A3+1
  • select cell A4 and press Show Precedents button on Dependency Auditor toolbar.
    you will see following list of precedents for A4
Example Trace Dependents