#### Why formula doesn't change on column insertion?

```Hello:

I know I will feel stupid when I hear the answer, but...

If I have a formula (  =average(a1:a5)  ), and I insert a new column, the
formula, being relative, changes to (   =average(a1:a6)   ). This works fine
in a test. BUT I have a working spreadsheet in which inserting a column does
*not* change the relative formula. Why? I can't see anything different in my
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Fred Boer

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```Never mind - resolved.

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Fred Boer

"Fred Boer" <fredboer1@NOyahooSPAM.com> wrote in message
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> Hello:
>
> I know I will feel stupid when I hear the answer, but...
>
> If I have a formula (  =average(a1:a5)  ), and I insert a new column, the
> formula, being relative, changes to (   =average(a1:a6)   ). This works
> fine in a test. BUT I have a working spreadsheet in which inserting a
> column does *not* change the relative formula. Why? I can't see anything
> different in my working spreadsheet...
> --
> Fred Boer
>

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fredboer1 (8)
10/14/2007 11:19:51 PM

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