#### Copying Formulas to rows

```Hi All,

I have created a book which has various formulas accross a row which
are all worked out from figures in that row.

But I cant figure how to make the whole sheet use these forumlas, i.e.
when i start typing info on row 2 it uses the same formulas as on row
1.

The only way I have worked out so far to do this is to copy and paste
each row, but this is time consuming and im sure there must be a
quicker way?

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```try formula drag from http://www.contextures.com/xlDataEntry01.html

mdj101 Wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I have created a book which has various formulas accross a row whic
> are all worked out from figures in that row.
>
> But I cant figure how to make the whole sheet use these forumlas, i.e
> when i start typing info on row 2 it uses the same formulas as on ro
> 1.
>
> The only way I have worked out so far to do this is to copy and past
> each row, but this is time consuming and im sure there must be
> quicker way?
>

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4/22/2006 5:37:57 AM
```Thats great,

Just what i needed, thanks.

One other question though.

One of my formulas uses a percentage. as a disocunt for example.

cost price �100 - 25% what i have done is put the 25% in its own cel
as the value 1.25 and used the following fomula.

=SUM(G7*(1/K1)) where K1 is the cell of the percentile. I want to b
able to change the whole work sheet by just changing this cell but whe
i copy the formula it increases the K1 number to the next row. How can
avoid this

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4/22/2006 1:49:20 PM
```You can use an absolute cell reference - \$K\$1, instead of K1.
Alternatively, you can name cell K1 (something like "Discount"), then
refer to that name in your formula.

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4/22/2006 1:59:10 PM
```Use K\$1  \$K1  or \$K\$1 to prevent the incrementing change when dragging
horizontally, vertically, or either way.

The site http://www.mvps.org/dmcritchie/excel/formula.htm states:

-Converting Formula to/from absolute with F4 (#absolute)
With the cursor on part of a formula displayed on the formula bar, F4
will change relative to the absolute (A1, \$A\$1, A\$1, \$A1). -

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mdj101 Wrote:
> Thats great,
>
> Just what i needed, thanks.
>
> One other question though.
>
> One of my formulas uses a percentage. as a disocunt for example.
>
> cost price �100 - 25% what i have done is put the 25% in its own cell
> as the value 1.25 and used the following fomula.
>
> =SUM(G7*(1/K1)) where K1 is the cell of the percentile. I want to be
> able to change the whole work sheet by just changing this cell but when
> i copy the formula it increases the K1 number to the next row. How can I
> avoid this?

--
Bryan Hessey
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4/22/2006 2:11:37 PM
```Once you have at least three rows you can get Excel to automatically
extend formats and functions:

Tools > Options > Edit > Extend list formats and formulas

Patrick
http://www.sysmod.com/scc.htm

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