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To do that:. Under Authoring , click View. Under Show in Workbook , select the Formulas check box. If you still can't see the formula for cells, try unprotecting the sheet or the whole workbook. Then type the password if necessary.
Under Window options , select the Show formulas check box, and then click OK. On the Review tab, under Protection , click Workbook. Print comments.
Lock cells to protect them Protect a workbook. On the Excel menu, click Preferences. I hate it too. Actually, my first few weeks at this job with this computer and this Office for Mac, it was attached and fine. Then I closed it once by accident, and had to open the formula bar again, but it has been floating ever since.
Thank you so much! Jette, you magnificent person. Thank you.
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Maybe MS will offer you a job cleaning up their app? Thank you! This one was tricky. Thank you for sharing this info. Thanks for that piece of advice David. Yours was the first of the hits returned in an internet search I tried and it worked perfectly. I programmed my first computer at the Uni of Toronto in A mainframe.
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This is amazing. Somehow my default setting was to not have the formula bar. I have been adding the formula bar every single time I was using excel. This seems to have worked. Your solution worked a treat!
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Been frustrated by the disappearing formula bar for some time now. Appreciate you sharing the solution! You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account.
You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Closed all other tool bars, no help. Thank you so much!!!!! Thank you!! When you encounter a cell with more than one line Excel automatically expands the formula bar.
No manual intervention required. I know I was. Your right. In Excel versions for Mac, and , you have to hold the Control and Option keys, then press Enter. It took me awhile to figure that one out.