To use the INFO function, supply the type of information you want as text. For example, to retrieve the operating system, use “system”: To request Excel release information, use “release”: There are seven types of information you can request, summarized in the table below: Note: INFO is a volatile function and will update each time a change is made to the worksheet. This can cause performance problems in larger or more complicated workbooks.

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