# Show formulas

Command: | View Show formulas |

## Description

Displays the formulas in the spreadsheet instead of the calculated results.

When the option *Show formulas* is checked then the spreadsheet will display the formulas that you have entered, otherwise the results of the formulas are displayed.

The option Show formulas is not checked: the program displays the results. |
The option Show formulas is checked: the program displays the formulas. |

If you have to enter a lot of data (on a slow computer), or when you want to see the possible relationship between cells, then it is convenient to select this option.