# Range.ShowPrecedents Method

Office 2007
Draws tracer arrows to the direct precedents of the range.

Syntax

expression.ShowPrecedents(Remove)

expression   A variable that represents a Range object.

Parameters

NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
RemoveOptionalVariantTrue to remove one level of tracer arrows to direct precedents. False to expand one level of tracer arrows. The default value is False.

Return Value
Variant

Example

This example draws tracer arrows to the precedents of the active cell on Sheet1.

Visual Basic for Applications
``````Worksheets("Sheet1").Activate
ActiveCell.ShowPrecedents``````

This example removes the tracer arrow for one level of precedents of the active cell on Sheet1.

Visual Basic for Applications
``````Worksheets("Sheet1").Activate
ActiveCell.ShowPrecedents remove:=True``````