Displaying Formula Syntax

To display the syntax of all formulas in a sheet:

Press Ctrl+` (the ` sign is located to the left of the number 1 on the keyboard).
OR
From the Tools menu, select Options, the View tab, Formulas, and then click OK.

To return to the normal display, press Ctrl+` again (this keyboard shortcut is a toggle).

Normal Display, see screenshot
Displaying Formulas, see screenshot
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  1. Although I’m pretty good at working with Excel, my finger slipped on the keyboard and before I knew what happened…all I could see was the formula syntax. If not for this, I would be re-keying the data all over again. 

  2. “Although I’m pretty good at working with Excel, my finger slipped on the keyboard and before I knew what happened…all I could see was the formula syntax. If not for this, I would be re-keying the data all over again.

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