Trace Dependents Before you Delete Cell Content in Excel

If you delete the contents of a cell in Excel, there is a risk that other parts of your workbook are affected by it. The easy way to prevent that from happening is to check if any other cells depend on the cell you want to delete. Here’s how to do it:

Select the cell, go to the Formulas ribbon and click on Trace Dependents. The arrows show the dependent cells.

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