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Is there a way to format cell not to display #DIV/0!

Posted by Julie Jevremov on October 05, 2001 1:20 PM

Does anyone know of a way to make the result of dividing a number by zero something other than #DIV/0!

I love the formatting feature that replaces zero's with "-" and was wondering if there was a similar format for #DIV/0!

Posted by IML on October 05, 2001 1:28 PM

One way may be to check if your denominater is zero before caluclating.
If your formula is =a1/b1, you can check B1 with

This will get a zero instead of the error.