When you summarize data in an Excel worksheet, you often find that a formula that you use in one cell can also be used in another cell. In this video, learn how to copy worksheet formulas and have the cell references change, or not change, as you wish.
- [Instructor] When you summarize data…in an Excel worksheet you'll often find…that a formula you use in one…cell can be used in another cell.…In this movie I will show you how to copy…worksheet formulas and have the cell references…change or not change as you wish.…In this workbook, I have an investment…of $180,000 and we're assuming…an annual growth rate of 4.75%.…The formula that I have input into cell B3,…which is currently selected and you can see…on the formula bar, multiplies the value…in B2 by one plus the growth rate in B1.…
The formula in cell B3 uses a mix…of absolute and relative references.…Relative references such as B2, which just…has the letter B and the number two,…can change when you copy it to another cell.…The reference to B1, which has dollar signs…before the column and row, will not change.…The dollar signs indicate an absolute…reference that, like I said, will not change.…There are a number of ways to copy formulas…from one cell to another.…
If I click cell B3 to make sure it's selected…and then press command C to copy, and then click…
- Creating workbooks
- Manipulating cell data
- Using core functions and formulas
- Formatting worksheet elements
- Creating PivotTables
- Collaborating with others
- Working with charts
- Adding images and shapes
- Saving workbooks
- Printing files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Get Started with Excel
2. Manage Workbooks
3. Work with Worksheets, Cells, and Cell Data
4. Sort, Filter, and Manage Worksheets
5. Summarize Data Using Formulas and Functions
6. Format Worksheet Elements
7. Work with Charts
8. Work with External Data and Objects
9. Explore PivotTables
10. Review and Share Your Spreadsheets
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