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Determine dependencies

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I had this question after viewing Calculate number of months in Excel.

Often I want to modify a sheet but do not want to inadvertently affect any other part of the sheet that might be dependent on the changes I am making.

How can I quickly check whether there is any other part of a given sheet that would be affected by changes to a particular cell or range of cells?
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Precedent cells     are cells that are referred to by a formula in another cell. For example, if cell D10 contains the formula =B5, cell B5 is a precedent to cell D10.

Dependent cells     contain formulas that refer to other cells. For example, if cell D10 contains the formula =B5, cell D10 is a dependent of cell B5.
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So is there a way to sort this out quickly?

So that I can quickly see any cells that are not either precedent or dependent?

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