How to get a default of 0 instead of #REF!

I have an Excel spreadsheet with several pivot table
Then I have a sheet which collects data from the pivit table
The issue I have is that if the value does not appear on the pivot table I get "
#REF! and then it will not give me a total
the formula is
=+GETPIVOTDATA("Total Hrs Cost",'By Month'!$A$1,"Month","MAR")

Can I modify this so that if the value does not appear on the pivot table it defaults to 0
Then I should be able to total the values

Gordon HughesDirectorAsked:
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NorieAnalyst Assistant Commented:

Which version of Excel (2007 or later I think are you on?

If it's a later version you can use IFERROR.

=IFERROR(GETPIVOTDATA("Total Hrs Cost",'By Month'!$A$1,"Month","MAR"),0)

For earlier version you could use ISERROR.

=IF(ISERROR(GETPIVOTDATA("Total Hrs Cost",'By Month'!$A$1,"Month","MAR")), 0, GETPIVOTDATA("Total Hrs Cost",'By Month'!$A$1,"Month","MAR"))

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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
It happens when cells that were referenced by formulas were deleted.
Gordon HughesDirectorAuthor Commented:
Works ok and quick response
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