# Documentation/Calc Functions/CURRENT

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## Function name:

CURRENT

## Category:

Information

## Summary:

This function returns the result to date of evaluating the formula of which it is a part (in other words the result as far as that evaluation has got). Its main use is together with the STYLE() function to apply selected styles to a cell depending on the cell contents.

## Syntax:

CURRENT()

## Returns:

## Arguments:

## Additional details:

## Examples:

=1+2+CURRENT()

The example returns 6. The formula is calculated from left to right as: 1 + 2 equals 3, giving the result to date when CURRENT() is encountered; CURRENT() therefore yields 3, which is added to the original 3 to give 6.

=A2+B2+STYLE(IF(CURRENT()>10;”Red”;”Default”))

The example returns A2 + B2 (STYLE returns 0 here). If this sum is greater than 10, the style Red is applied to the cell. See the STYLE function for more explanation.

="choo"&CURRENT()

The example returns choochoo.