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