Excel - How to translate formulas (from French to English)

September 2016


Excel - How to translate formulas (from French to English)


Introduction

It is not always easy to translate complex formulas, especially if they are written in French. In this trick we will make use of the VBA/Excel interface ( but without adding code any to your workbook) to translate formulas.

Procedure:

  • Enter your formula in the Excel sheet,
  • Validate this formula,
  • Select the cell that contains your formula
  • Press ALT + F11,
  • Press Ctrl + G,
  • In the Run window, type:? ActiveCell.Formula
  • Press Enter

The formula has been translated to English ...

Example:

1-Enter your formula in the Excel sheet

2- Confirm this formula

3. Select the cell that contains your formula

4- Press ALT + F11, followed by CTRL + G

6- In the Run window, type: ? ActiveCell.Formula

7- Press Enter

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