Displaying formulas rather then Results

Posted on 2013-11-03
Last Modified: 2013-11-03
EE Pros.,

I think this is a simple problem but I don't know how to fix it.  I have cells that display the formula rather then the formula's results.  How do I change that to reflect "results" not formulas?

Question by:Bright01

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ID: 39619801
I am no excel pro, but I guess when having a equal sign in front of the formula, excel will automatically calculate it.
=A1+B1 displays as 4 when both A1 and B1 are 2.
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Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
ID: 39619805

or pls try

Goto File /  Advanced  / Options for this worksheet:
Untick: Show formulas in cells instead of their calculated results Option


Author Closing Comment

ID: 39619846

Thank you!  That worked.  I didn't know those options applied only to the worksheet but that's exactly what the problem was.

Thanks again,


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