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Links being seen as plain text

Posted by Twood on November 23, 2001 10:51 AM

When I put links into my workbook instead of seeing the value in the cell I see the text defining the link. For example if Sheet.A1 has the value "Pig" when I place ='Sheet'!A1 in a cell I see that instead of the value (ie) "Pig". What is causing this and how can it be remedied? Thanks!

Posted by Stan on November 23, 2001 11:57 AM

It sounds as if you have the "Formulas" option turned on. Go into Tools > Options > View and make sure that the "Formulas" box is not checked.


Posted by Twood on November 26, 2001 5:37 AM

I looked into it and the view formulas box is not checked. Furthermore, when the cell is active I am given the real formula result. Any idea what could cause that?