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need Excel cell to show value, not formula
I have Excel 2003. I've entered concatenation formula, which is calculating
correctly, but the cell itself shows the formula, instead of the result. The formula bar also shows the formula, which I expect. The only way I can see the result is to open up the Function Argument window (click on fX in formula bar). Can anyone help me get the result to display in the cell itself? I've tried simple replacement formulas (e.g., =D2), but still get same thing. Is there a setting somewhere I'm missing? 
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need Excel cell to show value, not formula
The cell is probably formatted as TEXT. Set the format to GENERAL then, with
that cell still selected hit function key F2 then hit ENTER. Biff "jori" wrote in message ... I have Excel 2003. I've entered concatenation formula, which is calculating correctly, but the cell itself shows the formula, instead of the result. The formula bar also shows the formula, which I expect. The only way I can see the result is to open up the Function Argument window (click on fX in formula bar). Can anyone help me get the result to display in the cell itself? I've tried simple replacement formulas (e.g., =D2), but still get same thing. Is there a setting somewhere I'm missing? 
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need Excel cell to show value, not formula
Thanks. This fixed the problem.
"Biff" wrote: The cell is probably formatted as TEXT. Set the format to GENERAL then, with that cell still selected hit function key F2 then hit ENTER. Biff "jori" wrote in message ... I have Excel 2003. I've entered concatenation formula, which is calculating correctly, but the cell itself shows the formula, instead of the result. The formula bar also shows the formula, which I expect. The only way I can see the result is to open up the Function Argument window (click on fX in formula bar). Can anyone help me get the result to display in the cell itself? I've tried simple replacement formulas (e.g., =D2), but still get same thing. Is there a setting somewhere I'm missing? 
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need Excel cell to show value, not formula
You're welcome. Thanks for the feedback!
Biff "jori" wrote in message ... Thanks. This fixed the problem. "Biff" wrote: The cell is probably formatted as TEXT. Set the format to GENERAL then, with that cell still selected hit function key F2 then hit ENTER. Biff "jori" wrote in message ... I have Excel 2003. I've entered concatenation formula, which is calculating correctly, but the cell itself shows the formula, instead of the result. The formula bar also shows the formula, which I expect. The only way I can see the result is to open up the Function Argument window (click on fX in formula bar). Can anyone help me get the result to display in the cell itself? I've tried simple replacement formulas (e.g., =D2), but still get same thing. Is there a setting somewhere I'm missing? 
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need Excel cell to show value, not formula
Thanks, Biff! This has been dirving me crazy for quite a while.
Jim "Biff" wrote: The cell is probably formatted as TEXT. Set the format to GENERAL then, with that cell still selected hit function key F2 then hit ENTER. Biff "jori" wrote in message ... I have Excel 2003. I've entered concatenation formula, which is calculating correctly, but the cell itself shows the formula, instead of the result. The formula bar also shows the formula, which I expect. The only way I can see the result is to open up the Function Argument window (click on fX in formula bar). Can anyone help me get the result to display in the cell itself? I've tried simple replacement formulas (e.g., =D2), but still get same thing. Is there a setting somewhere I'm missing? 
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