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# How to disable #N/A being displayed

Posted on 2012-03-22
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Hi,

In cell B10 a #N/A is being displayed because cells F10 has now value (0)

F10 is a result of multiplying D10 with E10

How do i not show the #N/A

Thanks for any help
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Question by:propolis
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Expert Comment

ID: 37751394
User the ISNA function:
IF(ISNA(D10*E10),0,D10*E10)
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Expert Comment

ID: 37751409
you could use conditional formatting to change the cell text colour to white

use

=ISNA(\$cell\$reference)
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Author Comment

ID: 37751604
Hi,

Not sure how to implement this:

F10 has already a calculation in it to which cell B10 does a vlookup based on the value f10

So f10 is:   0  then the vlookup results is #N/A

Please advice and thanks for your help
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Expert Comment

ID: 37751608
Just replace F10. It has some formula, for example, =VLOOKUP(....). Just change it to:
=IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(.....),0,VLOOKUP(.....))
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Rory Archibald earned 2000 total points
ID: 37751609
You need to change the formula in B10 (and the cells above) to:
=IFERROR(VLOOKUP(F10,Sheet2!\$A\$2:\$C\$10,3,FALSE),"")

for example. Note: you will need to disable the data validation temporarily to make the change.
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