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1/1/2009
Excel 2007 Basic 3
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This is the third beginner class for the Microsoft Excel novice. You will learn: What are Functions, How to Use Functions, Sum, Average, Count, Max, Min, Styles & Themes, Page Layout, Insert Illustrations

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Re Suzanne Reichenberg Autofill Comment from Alex Hedley @ 11/17/2010
I think this might have something to do with the calculations.

If you press F9 it will re-calculate for you or you can change this in options,
Older versions of Excel:-
Tools | Options | (Can't remember which tab)
2010:-
File | Options | Formulas

Clicking out of the cell and clicking back into will re-calculate this is why you see it change.
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Comment from Suzanne Reichenberg @ 11/17/2010
I have a question re: auto fill with function formulas.  Sometimes, when I've added a column and inserted a formula, when I try to use the auto fill, the answer I receive is the same as the original cell for all other cells.  I check the formula and it changed to pick up the new range of cells but it gives me a wrong answer.  If I click on the cell look at the formula and click again it will then show me the correct answer.  Can you tell me why this happens and how do I correct my problem?  It is very time consuming and makes me question the accuracy of the function/formulas.  Thank you


Reply from Richard Rost:

I'm not sure WHY this is happening. Do you have the latest service pack installed for Office? I'd have to see your spreadsheet to tell you exactly what's going on. This is one of the most compelling reasons to use TABLES in Excel though. If all of your data and formulas are uniform, a table will force the formulas in every column to be exactly the same for every row. I cover them in Excel Basic 4, lesson 6 (next class, which I see you've already ordered.)
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Comment from Tommie Burns @ 7/29/2010
it seems to me that there should be a pause button on the lessons so we could then go to Excel on the computer and do the lesson real time.


Reply from Richard Rost:

There is a pause button, both in the Theater and my Video Player software.
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