help with array formula

artz

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Aug 11, 2002
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Hi,

I have not worked with arrays before and seem to have an error in an array formula that I can't figure out.

What I am trying to do is to read the values of a cells over a range which are on sheet1 to sheet2. I entered =sheet1!$H$8:$H$192 into cell A2 on sheet2, then keyed in ctl+shift+enter. The array formula is now in A2.

I then did a fill down. The result was the same value in each cell, H8 in all the cells in the A column instead of the full range in the array.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks,

Art
 

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Richard Schollar

MrExcel MVP
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Hi Art

You need to select all the cells on Sheet2 first and then type in the formula and confirm with Ctrl+Shift+Enter. ie so highlight A2:A186 first.

Hope this helps!

Richard
 

fairwinds

MrExcel MVP
Joined
May 15, 2003
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Hi,

Enter the formula in A2.

Select A2:A186

Place cursor in formula bar.

Press Ctrl + shift + enter.
 

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