# How to Perform Double Click Cell Jump in Excel: 2 Methods

### Method 1 – Applying Advanced Option

Steps:

• Select the B5 cell and double-click on it.
• See the formula within the cell depicting the summation of salaries using the SUM function.
• There is no cell jump.

• Select the B7 cell and double-click.
• We will not see a cell jump.

• To do the cell jump, first, select the File tab.

• Select “Options” from the available options.
• A prompt will be on the screen.

• In the prompt, select Advanced.
• Unmark the box named “Allow editing directly in cells” under the Editing options.
• Click OK.

• Double-click on the B5 cell again.
• See a cell jump.

• Excel will take users to the dataset that is used in the formula.
• The cells containing the employee’s salaries in the Employee Data sheet.

• Double-click on the B7 cell too.

• Excel will take us to the dataset comprising the formula.

### Method 2 – Using Trace Precedents Command

• Select the D5 cell and double-click.
• See that the formula in the cell consists of two data from two different sheets.
• There will be no cell jump.

• Go to the File tab.

• From the prevailing options, select Options.
• A dialogue box will appear on the screen.

• In the dialogue box, choose Advanced.
• Uncheck the box named “Allow editing directly in cells” under the Editing options.
• Click OK.

• Select the D5 cell.
• Go to the Formulas tab.
• From the Formula Auditing group, choose the Trace Precedents command.

• An arrow will appear on the screen.

• Double-click on the dotted line.
• A prompt will be on the screen.

• The prompt will show the location of the data comprising the formula in the D5 cell of the Trace Precedents sheet.
• Select the second data location.
• Click OK.

• Excel will jump to the D5 cell in the Sales Quantity sheet.

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