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```Column A numbers 10 rows down - clear?  Column B, a number...  smaller than
its A column number: A1 - B1 - clear?  Column C says, =A1-B1.  Problem, I do
not want to do this step "10 times" - A2-B2, A3-B3.  Suggestion - Copy column
A & B into column C and adding the = sign.  Me don't know how?  You know how?

How would you frame the wording into a searchable subject? Type in your
search words and I get your answer or close to it. In short, what am I
I don't know?
Portland, Oregon
```
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MUTTMIND (11)
2/2/2009 10:09:01 PM
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```In C1 after you entered A1-B1 you can copy the formula to other cells in
column C automatically. Put the pointer on C1, Can you see a small square on
bottom left border of C1? Press it and drag as far as you want. This will
copy the formula to rest of the cells.

"MUTTMIND" wrote:

> Column A numbers 10 rows down - clear?  Column B, a number...  smaller than
> its A column number: A1 - B1 - clear?  Column C says, =A1-B1.  Problem, I do
> not want to do this step "10 times" - A2-B2, A3-B3.  Suggestion - Copy column
> A & B into column C and adding the = sign.  Me don't know how?  You know how?
>
> How would you frame the wording into a searchable subject? Type in your
> search words and I get your answer or close to it. In short, what am I
> I don't know?
> Portland, Oregon
```
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khoshravan (78)
2/2/2009 10:21:01 PM
```Enter  =A1-B1 in C1

Double-click on the fill handle of C1

Fill handle is the litlle black lump at bottom right corner of the cell.

Gord Dibben  MS Excel MVP

On Mon, 2 Feb 2009 14:09:01 -0800, MUTTMIND
<MUTTMIND@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>Column A numbers 10 rows down - clear?  Column B, a number...  smaller than
>its A column number: A1 - B1 - clear?  Column C says, =A1-B1.  Problem, I do
>not want to do this step "10 times" - A2-B2, A3-B3.  Suggestion - Copy column
>A & B into column C and adding the = sign.  Me don't know how?  You know how?
>
>How would you frame the wording into a searchable subject? Type in your
>search words and I get your answer or close to it. In short, what am I
>I don't know?
>Portland, Oregon

```
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Gord
2/2/2009 11:18:19 PM
```
"Khoshravan" wrote:

> In C1 after you entered A1-B1 you can copy the formula to other cells in
> column C automatically. Put the pointer on C1, Can you see a small square on
> bottom left border of C1? Press it and drag as far as you want. This will
> copy the formula to rest of the cells.
>
> "MUTTMIND" wrote:
>
> > Column A numbers 10 rows down - clear?  Column B, a number...  smaller than
> > its A column number: A1 - B1 - clear?  Column C says, =A1-B1.  Problem, I do
> > not want to do this step "10 times" - A2-B2, A3-B3.  Suggestion - Copy column
> > A & B into column C and adding the = sign.  Me don't know how?  You know how?
> >
> > How would you frame the wording into a searchable subject? Type in your
> > search words and I get your answer or close to it. In short, what am I
> > I don't know?
> > Portland, Oregon
```
 0
MUTTMIND (11)
2/5/2009 10:08:42 AM
```Thank you for your help, I got it. In the easy reading mode, it was not
mentioned what do I do after.  The then what?

"Gord Dibben" wrote:

> Enter  =A1-B1 in C1
>
> Double-click on the fill handle of C1
>
> Fill handle is the litlle black lump at bottom right corner of the cell.
>
>
> Gord Dibben  MS Excel MVP
>
> On Mon, 2 Feb 2009 14:09:01 -0800, MUTTMIND
> <MUTTMIND@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> >Column A numbers 10 rows down - clear?  Column B, a number...  smaller than
> >its A column number: A1 - B1 - clear?  Column C says, =A1-B1.  Problem, I do
> >not want to do this step "10 times" - A2-B2, A3-B3.  Suggestion - Copy column
> >A & B into column C and adding the = sign.  Me don't know how?  You know how?
> >
> >How would you frame the wording into a searchable subject? Type in your
> >search words and I get your answer or close to it. In short, what am I
> >I don't know?
> >Portland, Oregon
>
>
```
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MUTTMIND (11)
2/5/2009 10:08:44 AM
```Folks... we got a bingo.  Yes Yes Yes!  One more time yes... it worked thank
you.
You are my best new friend.  I thought no way.  But, yes way.  Thank you
from the muttmind, portland, oregon

"Khoshravan" wrote:

> In C1 after you entered A1-B1 you can copy the formula to other cells in
> column C automatically. Put the pointer on C1, Can you see a small square on
> bottom left border of C1? Press it and drag as far as you want. This will
> copy the formula to rest of the cells.
>
> "MUTTMIND" wrote:
>
> > Column A numbers 10 rows down - clear?  Column B, a number...  smaller than
> > its A column number: A1 - B1 - clear?  Column C says, =A1-B1.  Problem, I do
> > not want to do this step "10 times" - A2-B2, A3-B3.  Suggestion - Copy column
> > A & B into column C and adding the = sign.  Me don't know how?  You know how?
> >
> > How would you frame the wording into a searchable subject? Type in your
> > search words and I get your answer or close to it. In short, what am I
> > I don't know?
> > Portland, Oregon
```
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MUTTMIND (11)
2/5/2009 10:08:46 AM

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