Manually Calculate Formulas and Functions in Excel

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How to force Excel to recalculate all formulas and functions without editing or entering any data. This works great when you need to refresh linked data or update randomly generated values in Excel.

F9 - keyboard shortcut that recalculates the entire Excel workbook.

Shift + F9 - keyboard shortcut that recalculates only the currently visible worksheet.

Ribbon Menu: Formulas tab > Calculation section

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Notes

You can download the sample file for this tutorial to test this out with some basic RAND() functions.


Excel Function: RAND()
Downloadable Files: Excel File

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