empty vs. zero

farnuckl

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Is there a way to get excel97 to recognize the difference between empty cells and cells with value zero? All my empty cells reference as zero and that is not cool.

Thanks.
 

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Mat

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I don't know the reason you need this, but one way is to check if the cell is empty...

=If(A1="","A1 is Empty",A1)
 

farnuckl

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basically, im checking for gaps in information (weekends=no production) and i want to skip over the empty spaces but account for zeros (workdays=production, no volume). since excel considered the empty spaces to have a value of zero, it was skipping to the wrong cells.

thanks Juan, this looks like it should do the trick!
 

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