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# Cell AxB=C in excel

Posted on 2011-09-05
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May I know how to make B2...Bn in excel. I tried to drag B down, but the B1 will change accordingly.

A1   B1
A2   B2=A2xB1
A3   B3=A3xB1
A4   B4=A4xB1

Thanks.
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Question by:turbot_yu

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Ingeborg Hawighorst earned 250 total points
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Hello

in B2 enter

=A2*\$B\$1

Note the \$ signs!! Now copy down. The next cell will then be

=A3*\$B\$1
=A4*\$B\$1

The \$ signs ensure that the reference to B1 is not changed in each row.

cheers, teylyn
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To add to previous comment, immediately after entering B1, press F4 once and it will show \$B\$1, press it again and it will change to B\$1, and if you press F4 for a third time, it will change to \$B1.

In the 2nd example (B\$1), the 1 will be constant and the B will be variable if you copy it across.

In the 3rd example (\$B1), the B will be constant and the 1 will change if you copy down.

Regards
Dawie
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