# Compiling Formula

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The formula editor offers capabilities to compile a standard formula into a DLL. It gives you the benefit of encapsulating your formula (function blackbox) and optimizing calculation speeds. With the Using-Statement you can include the DLL into any formula.

## Easy steps for compiling the formula

1. Encapsulate your formula into a Function (AddTwoNumbers):

2. Open compile dialog:

3. Insert the function name into the dialog. Set the filename for the DLL:

Return value is empty because we already defined one in the function. |

4. Click OK to generate the formula DLL. Go to your formula where you want to include the function and reference the formula DLL with the using statement: