Load the Solver Add-in in Excel 2016 for Mac

The Solver add-in is a Microsoft Excel add-in program that is available when you install Microsoft Office or Excel. To use it in Excel, however, you need to load it first.

  1. On the Tools menu, select Add-Ins.

  2. In the Add-Ins available box, select the Solver Add-In check box, and then click OK.

    • If Solver Add-in is not listed in the Add-Ins available box, click Browse to locate the add-in.

    • If you get prompted that the Solver add-in is not currently installed on your computer, click Yes to install it.

  3. After you load the Solver add-in, the Solver button is available in the on the Data tab.

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