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    Copy formula also copies values (2000 / 2003)

    I have a spreadsheet for a Profit and Loss (see attached). When I create the formula in the first cell, I get the correct value. When I then right click and drag down to fill the column with the same formula, the cell references change - as I expected - but the value of the first cell is now showing in each cell. If I click on the next cell and then click on the formula in the editing area, the value changes to what it should be. So I have to do that for all the cells.

    Why is it doing that and what can I do to stop it so that I see the correct value?
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    Re: Copy formula also copies values (2000 / 2003)

    Calculation in the workbook has been set to Manual in the Calculation tab of Tools | Options...
    If you set it to Automatic, the formulas will be recalculated instantly.

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    Re: Copy formula also copies values (2000 / 2003)

    Thank you Hans,

    I knew it would be somehting simple that I could not find on my own. (I don't come here very often!)

    Johanna

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