#### What does the \$ symbol mean in a formula?

```What does the \$ symbol mean in a formula?

example:
=G8*(\$A\$14*2)*100
thanx
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10/14/2005 4:21:44 AM
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```The \$ is used for absolut referencing. For e.g lets take your formula

=G8*(\$A\$14*2)*100

suppose you enter this formula in cell B2, now simply copy this formula one
cell to the right (C2) by and one cell down (B3).

C2:    =H8*(\$A\$14*2)*100
B3:    =G9*(\$A\$14*2)*100

So you see that The original G8 has changed, whereas \$A\$1 remains the same
in both the new formulae because of the dollar signs.

Mangesh

"S" <S@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:D86597A4-C0A1-46AF-9DA6-FE06AB9C1FA0@microsoft.com...
> What does the \$ symbol mean in a formula?
>
> example:
> =G8*(\$A\$14*2)*100
> thanx

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10/14/2005 4:30:12 AM

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