Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Excell calculate issue

Posted on 2016-09-16
10
Medium Priority
?
70 Views
Last Modified: 2016-09-22
I have a user that has an intermittent issue.
the cells with formulas are not recalculating with the command button or refresh.  they HAVE to double click each individual cell for it to update the value.  How do I correct this?
0
Comment
Question by:loftyworm
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
10 Comments
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Glenn Ray
ID: 41802394
Do I understand correctly that if the user presses [F9], the formulas will not recalculate?
0
 
LVL 93

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 41802647
you can Always do a repair of excel, or OFFICE
0
 
LVL 11

Author Comment

by:loftyworm
ID: 41804752
I have not tried a repair, but I suspect it would not help.  I will try anyway.

[F9] Did not work.
0
U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:Koen
ID: 41806754
Make sure the cells holding the formula are correctly formatted (General or number, definitly not text)
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Glenn Ray
ID: 41806995
I agree that a repair of Office is in order.  

Any chance that "Calculate" or "Circular References" are visible in the status bar (bottom left)?
0
 
LVL 11

Author Comment

by:loftyworm
ID: 41807333
Thank you all for your patience!  I have gotten over to my user and done the testing;
  • The repair is going to take a lot of time, so I would like to hold off for a little while longer unless I absolutely have to.
  • I was wrong, and the F9 key DID work.
  • The testing cell (result or tobe calculated) is set to Percentage, not text.
  • The Bottom left status bar does show "calculate"
0
 
LVL 27

Accepted Solution

by:
Glenn Ray earned 2000 total points
ID: 41807783
Change the calculation option to Automatic:

Menu:  Formulas tab, Calculation Options, Automatic
EE-CalcOptions.png
Save the file after changing the setting.

-Glenn
0
 
LVL 11

Author Comment

by:loftyworm
ID: 41810748
This appears to have fixed the issue :)
Awesome, ty!
0
 
LVL 11

Author Closing Comment

by:loftyworm
ID: 41810750
This appears to have fixed the issue :)
Awesome, ty!
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Glenn Ray
ID: 41811489
You're welcome.
0

Featured Post

Supports up to 4K resolution!

The VS192 2-Port 4K DisplayPort Splitter is perfect for anyone who needs to send one source of DisplayPort high definition video to two or four DisplayPort displays. The VS192 can split and also expand DisplayPort audio/video signal on two or four DisplayPort monitors.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article shows how to use a free utility called 'Parkdale' to easily test the performance and benchmark any Hard Drive(s) installed in your computer. We also look at RAM Disks and their speed comparisons.
Know the reasons and solutions to move/import EDB to New Exchange Server. Also, find out how to recover an Exchange .edb file and to restore the file back.
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

722 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question