Excel not computing

Donald

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In 2007, when a cell will not calculate...it just shows the formula and will not compute the result. I know that this was an easy fix in 2003 but i can not find it in 2007
Also, the data sheet was exported from a database, if that matters
 

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MrKowz

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It sounds like your cell is formatted as Text. Try changing the format of the cell to General, and then re-enter the formula.
 

Matt Rogers

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Hi.

Another way:

Replace "=" with "="
(without"")

Then Excel calculates new.
 

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