Fixing a Formula

EE Pros,

I have a simple formula that is not acting properly.  The formula is in F6 and will not change based on the information expressed in C6.

I'm stumped. Thank you in advance for taking a look.

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Bright01Asked:
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Haris DulicCommented:
Hi,

for me even your formula is working , i.e.e on change of C6 cell F6 is changing. Since you are using strings it is always good to clear any spacing before and/or after.

=IF(TRIM(C6)="Before-Tax",1,2)

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ProfessorJimJamCommented:
it is working in my machine.   under the formula tab, check if your Calculation method is not Manual. if it is manual change it to Automatic
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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
The formula works for me..Press F9 and see if it updates..if it updates then you need to change calculation to automatic as your calculations are manual for which you need to go to formulas-->calculations options-->Automatic..
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ProfessorJimJamCommented:
Saurabh,   that is what i suggested :-)
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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
Yups..realised that when i posted since when i opened the question i only had Haris Djulic suggestion.. :-)
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Dejan VasiljevicSys Admin and ProgrammerCommented:
Hi Bright01,

As far as I can see Your formula is perfect, You just have a problem with output. I guess You want to automatically change after You chose from drop down menu. That is not in default settings in Excel. So go to File, Options and then Formulas, and in Calculation Options chose Automatic or Automatic except for data tables (if You dont want to change anything in data tables). And after that when You chose something in drop down it will automatically calculate. You can do it manually by (in your case) double click on output and then chose confirmation mark next to fx.

Thanks,
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Bright01Author Commented:
Great job!  So simple....... just didn't know it was in Options.  

Thanks much......

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