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If I have Excel sheets with long filtered lists, and I recalculate while a filter is applied, when I remove or change filters, can I always guarantee that Excel will have already calculated all hidden rows properly?

My spreadsheet takes a couple of minutes to calculate, and I usually F9 just to make sure, but is this completely unnecessary?

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Yes Excel always calculates hidden rows unless your formula or VBA code is ignoring hidden rows on purpose. You can take a look at this Technet blog for more information. Here is a relevant quote tho.

Normally, hiding rows won't interfere with any formulas so your results will remain the same even if values are called from hidden cells.

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  • I'll be honest, I'm still worried, but thanks haha – Some_Guy Aug 14 '15 at 12:49
  • As with everything take it with a grain of salt lol. – Unfundednut Aug 14 '15 at 12:49
  • hmmmm I just can't decide whether I actually feel confident doing it still :/ could save me a lot of time but still – Some_Guy Aug 14 '15 at 12:54
  • @Some_Guy if you're worried, then just try it out in a new spreadsheet. – Sandy Chapman Aug 14 '15 at 16:42

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