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Showing a Scenario

Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Excel 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Excel, click here: Showing a Scenario.

Once you have several scenarios set up, it is easy to switch between them. This is done by following these steps:

  1. Choose Scenarios from the Tools manager. Excel displays the Scenario Manager dialog box.
  2. Select the scenario you want to view.
  3. Click on the Show button. Excel changes all the cells in the worksheet to those stored in the scenario.
  4. Click on the Close button. The Scenario Manager is removed and you are returned to your modified worksheet.

ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (2861) applies to Microsoft Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Excel (Excel 2007 and later) here: Showing a Scenario.

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