Double Click on Cell no longer allows me to edit formula

HappyGuy

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Something changed on my work computer and I do not know how to change it back.

When double clicking on a cell in excel, all cells referenced in the formula of the clicked cell are highlighted, and my active cell changes from the one i clicked on to the first referenced cell in the cell i clicked on.

I would like help getting back to the way it used to work where when you double clicked on a cell, you could edit the formula in the cell and all referenced cells were colored to match the text in the formula.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
 

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klb

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Try:

Tools
Options
Edit
Check the "Edit directly in Cell" box
 
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