Excel calculations not updating
Let's take a look at an easy example to explain this a bit more. Open the Visual Basic Editor and click Insert, Module. Now you can use this function, just like any other Excel function. Create a function called MYFUNCTION which returns the sum of the selected cell and the cell below this cell.
I couldn't figure out the keyboard shortcut to refresh and neither could I find it in the application menu. Simple Recalculation: Recalculates all changed formulas. If Auto Calculate is enabled, the Recalculate command applies only to formulas like RAND or NOW.I have found that if I insert a column between two existing columns, any formula I put into that column does not evaluate. Putting the same formula into a column that was already part of the spreadsheet works properly.I discovered this accidentally: Select an empty cell then tap the delete key.By default, Excel recalculates all the formulas in your worksheet automatically when you open your worksheet or change any entries, formulas, or names on which your formulas depend.If you worksheet is large, with many formulas, this can take several seconds or minutes.Scroll down to the Calculation options section and select Manual to prevent the formulas from being calculated every time you make a change to a value, formula, or name or open a worksheet containing formulas.
The following list defines the options available in the Calculation options section: You can also switch among the three main calculation options using the Calculation Options button in the Calculation section of the Formulas tab on the Ribbon.
Even if I edit cell (F2 button) and I hit ENTER, I do not see updated formula (as long as I will not use CTRL SHIFT F9).
I think that this "feature" might be a source of confusion.
Choose Tools - Cell Contents - Recalculate F9 Press to recalculate all formulas in the document.
After the document has been recalculated, the display is refreshed. The Add-In functions like RANDBETWEEN currently cannot respond to the Recalculate command or When I wrote my custom function, use it in one cell and update it's formula in Macro editor, I need to recalculate (CTRL SHIFT F9) cells to see effects.
We will show you how to turn on this option later in this article.