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Why do I keep getting a error message in my formula

Posted on 2011-03-17
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I am having the toughest solving this error problem in the attached exce spreadsheet.  Can a expert take a look at row 9 explain (fix) why i'm getting a error message in the on cell when i'm dragging the formula.

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Cell D7 was not blank. If you select the cell and press delete the formula starts working.

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If you run into that problem regularly, you can use the TRIM() function to catch those.

=IF(OR(ISBLANK(D7),TRIM(D7)=""),"0",SUM(C9+D7)-D4)
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I knew it was something simple.  Thank you
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