The INFO function returns information about the current operating environment, file path, number of active worksheets, Excel version etc.
Excel Function Syntax
Required. Text that determines what the INFO function returns.
Here are the different options.
What it returns
Path of the current directory or folder.
Number of active worksheets in the open workbooks.
Returns the absolute cell reference of the top and leftmost cell visible in the window, based on the current scrolling position, as text prepended with "$A:". This value is intended for for Lotus 1-2-3 release 3.x compatibility. The actual value returned depends on the current reference style setting. Using D9 as an example, the return value would be:
A1 reference style "$A:$D$9".
R1C1 reference style "$A:R9C4"
Current operating system version, as text.
Current recalculation mode; returns "Automatic" or "Manual".
Version of Microsoft Excel, as text.
Name of the operating environment:
Macintosh = "mac"
Windows = "pcdos"
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Functions in 'Information'
The INFO function function is one of many functions in the 'Information' category.