Scenarios.Add Method (Excel)

Creates a new scenario and adds it to the list of scenarios that are available for the current worksheet.


expression. Add( _Name_ , _ChangingCells_ , _Values_ , _Comment_ , _Locked_ , _Hidden_ )

expression A variable that represents a Scenarios object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Name Required String The scenario name.
ChangingCells Required Variant A Range object that refers to the changing cells for the scenario.
Values Optional Variant An array that contains the scenario values for the cells in ChangingCells. If this argument is omitted, the scenario values are assumed to be the current values in the cells in ChangingCells.
Comment Optional Variant A string that specifies comment text for the scenario. When a new scenario is added, the author's name and date are automatically added at the beginning of the comment text.
Locked Optional Variant True to lock the scenario to prevent changes. The default value is True .
Hidden Optional Variant True to hide the scenario. The default value is False .

Return value

A Scenario object that represents the new scenario.


A scenario name must be unique; Microsoft Excel generates an error if you try to create a scenario with a name that's already in use.


This example adds a new scenario to Sheet1.

Worksheets("Sheet1").Scenarios.Add Name:="Best Case", _ 
 ChangingCells:=Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A1:A4"), _ 
 Values:=Array(23, 5, 6, 21), _ 
 Comment:="Most favorable outcome."

See also

Scenarios Object