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The Best Shortcut Keys to Show Formulas in Excel (Mac)

If you work with formulas in Excel, you know that it can be frustrating to have to constantly click the little button in the top left corner of the cell to show the formula. There's got to be a better way, right? Well, there is! Here are the best shortcut keys to show formulas in Excel on a Mac.

To start, let's take a look at the shortcut key to show formulas in Excel for the current cell. Simply press Command + ' (apostrophe). This shortcut key will toggle the display of the formula for the current cell. So, if the cell currently contains the formula =A1+B1, pressing Command + ' will display that formula in the cell.

Now, what if you want to show formulas for an entire selection of cells? That's easy too! Just press Command + Shift + ' (apostrophe). This shortcut key will toggle the display of formulas for the entire selection of cells. So, if you have a range of cells selected that contains formulas, pressing Command + Shift + ' will display those formulas in the cells.

Finally, what if you want to show formulas for all cells in a worksheet? That's the easiest of all! Just press Command + Option + ' (apostrophe). This shortcut key will toggle the display of formulas for all cells in the worksheet. So, if the worksheet contains formulas in any cells, pressing Command + Option + ' will display those formulas in all cells.

That's all there is to it! These shortcut keys will save you a lot of time and frustration when working with formulas in Excel. Give them a try the next time you're working with formulas in Excel on a Mac.

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