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MS Excel-I want to view values in place of cell references in the formula. I have typed cell reference but I want to view values of the cells and not the cell reference (as such) in the formula.

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Copy the cell(s) and then right click on the cell(s). Choose Paste Special and then choose Value. That will convert it.

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Formulas are used to specify calculations based on values in designated cells. Excel supports basic calculations as well as statistical, trigonometric and other specialized functions.

Formulas used in Excel must follow a certain syntax.

- All formulas begin with an equals sign
**(=)**. - Some formulas use operands such as
**+,-, *,/**for addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.

For example, the formula =A1+A2+A3 would add the contents of cells A1, A2 and A3. - Other formulas refer to different functions such as SUM, AVERAGE and others.

For example, the formula =SUM(A1:A3) would add the contents for the range A1 through A3. - Formulas can be
**combined with operands.**

For example, the formula =10*SUM(A1:A3) would add the contents cells A1 through A3 and multiply them by 10. - Functions can
**be nested within each other.**

For example, the formula =SQRT(10*SUM(A1:A3)) would take the square root of ten times the sum of cells A1 through A3. When functions are nested, it is important that the number of left parentheses match the number of right parentheses.

Aug 19, 2011 | Microsoft EXCEL 2004 for Mac

Correct a #N/A error
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This error occurs when a value is not available to a function or formula.

- Optionally, click the cell that displays the error, click the button that appears , and then click
**Show Calculation Steps**if it appears. - Review the following possible causes and solutions.
Missing data, and #N/A or NA() has been entered in its place

Replace #N/A with new data.

**Note**You can enter**#N/A**in those cells where data is not yet available. Formulas that refer to those cells will then return #N/A instead of attempting to calculate a value.

Giving an inappropriate value for the lookup_value argument in the HLOOKUP, LOOKUP, MATCH, or VLOOKUP worksheet function

Make sure that the lookup_value argument (argument: The values that a function uses to perform operations or calculations. The type of argument a function uses is specific to the function. Common arguments that are used within functions include numbers, text, cell references, and names.) is the correct type of value — for example, a value or a cell reference, but not a range reference. Using the VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, or MATCH worksheet function to locate a value in an unsorted table

By default, functions that look up information in tables must be sorted in ascending order. However, the VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP worksheet functions contain a range_lookup argument (argument: The values that a function uses to perform operations or calculations. The type of argument a function uses is specific to the function. Common arguments that are used within functions include numbers, text, cell references, and names.) that instructs the function to find an exact match even if the table is not sorted. To find an exact match, set the range_lookup argument to FALSE. The MATCH worksheet function contains a match_type argument that specifies the order the list must be sorted in to find a match. If the function cannot find a match, try changing the match_type argument. To find an exact match, set the match_type argument to 0.

Using an argument in an array formula that is not the same number of rows or columns as the range that contains the array formula

If the array formula (array formula: A formula that performs multiple calculations on one or more sets of values, and then returns either a single result or multiple results. Array formulas are enclosed between braces { } and are entered by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.) has been entered into multiple cells, make sure that the ranges referenced by the formula have the same number of rows and columns, or enter the array formula into fewer cells. For example, if the array formula has been entered into a range 15 rows high (C1:C15) and the formula refers to a range 10 rows high (A1:A10), the range C11:C15 will display #N/A. To correct this error, enter the formula into a smaller range (for example, C1:C10), or change the range to which the formula refers to the same number of rows (for example, A1:A15).

Omitting one or more required arguments from a built-in or custom worksheet function

Enter all arguments (argument: The values that a function uses to perform operations or calculations. The type of argument a function uses is specific to the function. Common arguments that are used within functions include numbers, text, cell references, and names.) in the function.

Using a custom worksheet function that is not available

Make sure that the workbook that contains the worksheet function is open and the function is working properly.

Running a macro that enters a function that returns #N/A

Make sure that the arguments (argument: The values that a function uses to perform operations or calculations. The type of argument a function uses is specific to the function. Common arguments that are used within functions include numbers, text, cell references, and names.) in the function are correct and in the correct position.

Oct 31, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Subtraction can be done in two ways in Office using the following formulas in the formula (fx) bar:

The SUM formula subtracts by changing the sign of the reference. Remember the sign rules, and thus - -x is in effect +x.

- =A1-A2
- =SUM(A1,-A2)

The SUM formula subtracts by changing the sign of the reference. Remember the sign rules, and thus - -x is in effect +x.

Jul 08, 2009 | Microsoft Office Excel 2003 for PC

The cells you are trying to sum are probably text and not numeric values. Format them as number or convert them to numbers.

Apr 18, 2009 | Microsoft Office Excel 2003 for PC

No tmaking promises but try pushing F9 and for future make sure the Automatic caluculation is turned on.

Nov 26, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

Clicking cancel will invalidate the formulae, circular references refer to the dependant and precedent cells using each other.

Track/ Audit depending on your Excel version to show which formulae is incorrect - or options view, tick show formaulae and remove them.

Track/ Audit depending on your Excel version to show which formulae is incorrect - or options view, tick show formaulae and remove them.

Nov 20, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

Yes, its possible by designing a formula in excel.

Aug 03, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

If a RANGES

\r\nNamed Ranges. SheetLevel Named Range, Named Constants, Named Formulas ,Relative Named Ranges ,Dynamic Named Ranges ,Advanced Dynamic Named Ranges .

\r\nWorking With Ranges. FindLast cell/row/column etc.

\r\nFormula Reference Changer. Absolute to Relative etc.

\r\nSpecialCells Method

\r\nExcel Named Range Manager $

\r\n**OFFSET RANGES VBA**

\r\nReturns a Range object that represents a range that?s offset from the specified range. Read-only.

\r\n*expression.Offset(RowOffset, ColumnOffset)*

\r\n\\"expression\\" is required and should be a Range object.

\r\n

\r\nRowOffset: Optional Variant. The number of rows (positive, negative, or 0 (zero)) by which the range is to be offset. Positive values are offset downward, and negative values are offset upward. The default value is 0.

\r\n

\r\nColumnOffset: Optional Variant. The number of columns (positive, negative, or 0 (zero)) by which the range is to be offset. Positive values are offset to the right, and negative values are offset to the left. The default value is 0.

\r\n

\r\n*Example*

\r\n**Sub OffsetMe()**

\r\n MsgBox Range(\\"B2\\").Offset(RowOffset:=-1, ColumnOffset:=2).Address

\r\n**End Sub**

\r\nIs the SAME as;

\r\n**Sub OffsetMe()**

\r\n MsgBox Range(\\"B2\\").Offset(-1,2).Address

\r\n**End Sub**

\r\n**OFFSET FORMULA**

\r\nReturns a reference to a range that is a specified number of rows and columns from a cell or range of cells. The reference that is returned can be a single cell or a range of cells. You can specify the number of rows and the number of columns to be returned.Syntax = OFFSET(reference,rows,cols,height,width)

\r\n

\r\n*Examples*

\r\n=OFFSET(C3,2,3,1,1) Displays the value in cell F5.

\r\n=OFFSET(C3:E5,0,-3,3,3) Returns an error, because the reference is not valid.\", \"style=\\"background: #FFFFFF;padding: 2px;font-size: 10px;width: 550px;\\"\");" style="FONT-STYLE: italic" onmouseout="GAL_hidepopup();" href="http://www.ozgrid.com/forum/autolink.php?id=5&script=showthread&forumid=8">cell is formatted as Text, then it will display the #### when the text is over the limit. Reformat the cell to General and the text should again show.

Right click on the cell, click Format Cells, under the number tab, choose General.

Also, this ####, will occur is the cell width is to small.

\r\nNamed Ranges. SheetLevel Named Range, Named Constants, Named Formulas ,Relative Named Ranges ,Dynamic Named Ranges ,Advanced Dynamic Named Ranges .

\r\nWorking With Ranges. FindLast cell/row/column etc.

\r\nFormula Reference Changer. Absolute to Relative etc.

\r\nSpecialCells Method

\r\nExcel Named Range Manager $

\r\n

\r\nReturns a Range object that represents a range that?s offset from the specified range. Read-only.

\r\n

\r\n\\"expression\\" is required and should be a Range object.

\r\n

\r\nRowOffset: Optional Variant. The number of rows (positive, negative, or 0 (zero)) by which the range is to be offset. Positive values are offset downward, and negative values are offset upward. The default value is 0.

\r\n

\r\nColumnOffset: Optional Variant. The number of columns (positive, negative, or 0 (zero)) by which the range is to be offset. Positive values are offset to the right, and negative values are offset to the left. The default value is 0.

\r\n

\r\n

\r\n

\r\n MsgBox Range(\\"B2\\").Offset(RowOffset:=-1, ColumnOffset:=2).Address

\r\n

\r\nIs the SAME as;

\r\n

\r\n MsgBox Range(\\"B2\\").Offset(-1,2).Address

\r\n

\r\n

\r\nReturns a reference to a range that is a specified number of rows and columns from a cell or range of cells. The reference that is returned can be a single cell or a range of cells. You can specify the number of rows and the number of columns to be returned.Syntax = OFFSET(reference,rows,cols,height,width)

\r\n

\r\n

\r\n=OFFSET(C3,2,3,1,1) Displays the value in cell F5.

\r\n=OFFSET(C3:E5,0,-3,3,3) Returns an error, because the reference is not valid.\", \"style=\\"background: #FFFFFF;padding: 2px;font-size: 10px;width: 550px;\\"\");" style="FONT-STYLE: italic" onmouseout="GAL_hidepopup();" href="http://www.ozgrid.com/forum/autolink.php?id=5&script=showthread&forumid=8">cell is formatted as Text, then it will display the #### when the text is over the limit. Reformat the cell to General and the text should again show.

Right click on the cell, click Format Cells, under the number tab, choose General.

Also, this ####, will occur is the cell width is to small.

May 16, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

You can refer to cells that are on other worksheets by perpending the name of the worksheet followed by an exclamation point (**!**)
to the cell reference. In the following example, the AVERAGE worksheet
function calculates the average value for the range C1:C10 on the
worksheet named Marketing in the same workbook.

Refers to the worksheet named Marketing Refers to the range of cells between C1 and C10, inclusively

Refers to the worksheet named Marketing Refers to the range of cells between C1 and C10, inclusively

- Click the cell in which you want to enter the formula.
- In the formula bar (formula
bar: A bar at the top of the Excel window that you use to enter or edit
values or formulas in cells or charts. Displays the constant value or
formula stored in the active cell.)
, type
**=**(equal sign). - Click the tab for the worksheet to be referenced.
- Select the cell or range of cells to be referenced.

Jan 01, 2008 | Microsoft Office Standard for PC

Hi,

Since you are asking for the formula, it depends where your values are (cell). Please refer to the example below.

Good luck and kind regards.

Since you are asking for the formula, it depends where your values are (cell). Please refer to the example below.

Good luck and kind regards.

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