Version: 2008 Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Processor: Intel I am trying to put together a spreadsheet for a business plan and am having problems with the autsum and autofill functions. Firstly, even though I do a simple autosum, if I change a value in a cell, the sum does not change. Secondly, if I try to autofill across columns, the values of those columns simply mirror the value of the first. In other words it copies it. I am at a loss how to get round it as I have been working w Excel for years and have never had this problem. I have experimented with a new worksheet with v simple values and the problem remains. Any ideas?????

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3/5/2010 11:17:09 AM

Go to Excel> Preferences> Calculation, set the option to 'Automatically'. HTH |:>) Bob Jones [MVP] Office:Mac On 3/5/10 6:17 AM, in article 59bb3f7c.-1@webcrossing.JaKIaxP2ac0, "Tomellexx@officeformac.com" <Tomellexx@officeformac.com> wrote: > Version: 2008 Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Processor: Intel I am > trying to put together a spreadsheet for a business plan and am having > problems with the autsum and autofill functions. Firstly, even though I do a > simple autosum, if I change a value in a cell, the sum does not change. > Secondly, if I try to autofill across columns, the values of those columns > simply mirror the value of the first. In other words it copies it. I am at a > loss how to get round it as I have been working w Excel for years and have > never had this problem. I have experimented with a new worksheet with v simple > values and the problem remains. Any ideas?????

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3/5/2010 11:33:14 AM

> Go to Excel> Preferences> Calculation, set the option to 'Automatically'. <br> > <br> > HTH |:>) <br> > Bob Jones <br> > [MVP] Office:Mac <br> > <br> > <br> > <br> > On 3/5/10 6:17 AM, in article 59bb3f7c.-1@webcrossing.JaKIaxP2ac0, <br> > "Tomellexx@officeformac.com" wrote: <br> > <br> > > Version: 2008 Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Processor: Intel I am <br> > > trying to put together a spreadsheet for a business plan and am having <br> > > problems with the autsum and autofill functions. Firstly, even though I do a <br> > > simple autosum, if I change a value in a cell, the sum does not change. <br> > > Secondly, if I try to autofill across columns, the values of those columns <br> > > simply mirror the value of the first. In other words it copies it. I am at a <br> > > loss how to get round it as I have been working w Excel for years and have <br> > > never had this problem. I have experimented with a new worksheet with v simple <br> > > values and the problem remains. Any ideas????? <br> > <br> > Genius, merci!

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3/5/2010 11:43:48 AM

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Hey, I have a public function that I call from a cell. The function is: Public Function QuitTime(strQuitTime As String) As Date Dim strHour, strMin As String Dim intHour, intMin As Integer Dim dtTime As Date strHour = Left(strQuitTime, 2) strMin = Right(strQuitTime, 2) dtTime = strHour & ":" & strMin dtTime = dtTime + Range("MainSheet!B2") ' this cell contains the value today() QuitTime = dtTime End Function Anyway, I run a vlookup on this array from another sheet and when ever i run that vlookup, it makes all the cells in th...

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Is there some automatic way to make Excel total all of the cells containing formulas in a column? I know about the Subtotals feature, and being a new user, I can't quite figure out how to work it. I got to thinking if there is some easy formula that SUMs the results of all formulas in the same column, that would do exactly what I want it to do. Right now, all I'm doing to create a grand total is creating a formula manually to give me my grand total, i.e. =SUM(C5,C11,C18). However, if I'm going to add rows with subtotals in between each of my categories, I'll have to manu...

Is there a function in Excel that only picks up the sheet name in a workbook? I realised that =CELL("filename") function provides the full path, workbook & the worksheet information. Thanks in advance for any help & suggestions. Take a look here: http://www.mcgimpsey.com/excel/formulae/cell_function.html In article <1105122023.529944.145500@z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com>, "wfcpyc" <wfcpyc@yahoo.com.au> wrote: > Is there a function in Excel that only picks up the sheet name in a > workbook? I realised that =CELL("filename") fun...

I'm trying to read the data from Rich Edit Control. I'm iterating thru the no of lines and printing. The following code is not working. But if i use a character array instead of the LPTSTR variable "str" it works. { int i, nLineLength, nLineCount; CString strText, strLine; nLineCount = pmyRichEditCtrl->GetLineCount(); for (i=0;i < nLineCount;i++) { nLineLength = pmyRichEditCtrl->LineLength(i); LPTSTR str = strText.GetBuffer(nLineLength); int r = pmyRichEditCtrl->GetLine(i,str); strText.ReleaseBuffer(nLineLength); TRACE...