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Range.NavigateArrow Method (Excel)

Navigates a tracer arrow for the specified range to the precedent, dependent, or error-causing cell or cells. Selects the precedent, dependent, or error cells and returns a Range object that represents the new selection. This method causes an error if it's applied to a cell without visible tracer arrows.

expression .NavigateArrow(TowardPrecedent, ArrowNumber, LinkNumber)

expression A variable that represents a Range object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

TowardPrecedent

Optional

Variant

Specifies the direction to navigate: True to navigate toward precedents, False to navigate toward dependent.

ArrowNumber

Optional

Variant

Specifies the arrow number to navigate; corresponds to the numbered reference in the cell's formula.

LinkNumber

Optional

Variant

If the arrow is an external reference arrow, this argument indicates which external reference to follow. If this argument is omitted, the first external reference is followed.

Return Value

Variant

This example navigates along the first tracer arrow from cell A1 on Sheet1 toward the precedent cell. The example should be run on a worksheet containing a formula in cell A1 that includes references to cells D1, D2, and D3 (for example, the formula =D1*D2*D3). Before running the example, display the Auditing toolbar, select cell A1, and click the Trace Precedents button.

Worksheets("Sheet1").Activate 
Range("A1").Select 
ActiveCell.NavigateArrow True, 1

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