Frozen Pointer in Excel 2002

amcglothlin29

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I have a very large Financial spreadsheet in Excel 2002 that I am trying to work on. Every time I place my pointer on a cell to do an auto sum, after I click on the cell it will not let me leave that cell. Where ever I move my mouse, it highlights the whole page. I am unable to get back out of that cell. I have to "end task" in order to get out of that cell. Could someone please tell me why?
 

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XL-Dennis

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large Financial spreadsheet

Is propably the cause of it. What You can do is to turn off the auto-caculation:

1. Select Tools | Options
2. Select the Tab Calculation
3. Check the option Manual

Whenever You need to re-calculate the workbook after some editing hit the F9-button and take a coffe-break.

Kind regards,
Dennis
 
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