The lower portion of the Create Scenario dialog contains several options. In most cases the default settings (shown selected in the example) are suitable.
Highlights the scenario in your table with a border. The color for the border is specified in the field to the right of this option. The border has a title bar displaying the name of the last scenario. The button on the right of the scenario border offers you an overview of all the scenarios in this area, if several have been defined. You can choose any of the scenarios from this list without restrictions.
Copies the values of cells that you change into the active scenario. If you do not select this option, the scenario is not changed when you change cell values. The behavior of the Copy back setting depends on the cell protection, the sheet protection, and the Prevent changes settings.
Copy entire sheet
Copies the entire sheet into an additional scenario sheet.
Prevents changes to the active scenario.
- You can only change the scenario properties if the Prevent changes option is not selected and if the sheet is not protected.
- You can only edit cell values if the Prevent changes option is selected, if the Copy back option is not selected, and if the cells are not protected.
- You can only change scenario cell values and write them back into the scenario if the Prevent changes option is not selected, if the Copy back option is selected, and if the cells are not protected.