Load the Solver Add-in

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The Solver Add-in is an Excel add-in (add-in: A supplemental program that adds custom commands or custom features to Microsoft Office.) program that is available when you install Microsoft Office or Excel.

To use the Solver Add-in in Excel, however, you need to load it first.

  1. On the Tools menu, click Add-Ins.
  2. In the Add-Ins available box, select the check box next to Solver Add-in, and then click OK.

Tip    If Solver Add-in is not listed, click Browse to locate it.

  1. If you see a message that tells you the Solver Add-in is not currently installed on your computer, click Yes to install it.
  2. Click Tools on the menu bar. When you load the Solver Add-in, the Solver command is added to the Tools menu.
Applies to:
Excel 2003