Range.ShowPrecedents Method (Excel)

Office 2013 and later
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Draws tracer arrows to the direct precedents of the range.

expression .ShowPrecedents(Remove)

expression A variable that represents a Range object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Remove

Optional

Variant

True 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

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

Worksheets("Sheet1").Activate 
ActiveCell.ShowPrecedents

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

Worksheets("Sheet1").Activate 
ActiveCell.ShowPrecedents remove:=True

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