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Microsoft Excel : Named Range

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Hello,
i want to select rows of specific column with custom row as the start range.

My Named Range so far is :
=Category!$E:$E

but i want exclude the first row, i tried =Category!E2:$E but doesn't work ?
Also, in some sheet i want to select the data that starts from row 10 (till the end of row in a column) ?

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Rory Archibald earned 250 total points
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If you specify a start cell, you must specify an end cell too:

=Category!$E$2:$E$65536 for example.

Or for a more dynamic range:
=Category!$E$2:INDEX(Category!$E:$E,COUNTA(Category!$E:$E))
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Instead of
$E:$E
try
E2:E65536
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by:SANTABABY
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Keep your named range as is (i.e. $E:$E) and try using the following formula for custom ranges.
Assuming that TEST is the name of you range,
For the list of data that starts from row 10
=OFFSET(TEST,9,0,COUNT(TEST)-9,1)

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For the list of data that starts from row 2
=OFFSET(TEST,1,0,COUNT(TEST)-1,1)

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Thanks for the help
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