Merged Cells and Formulas

DJ Claus

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I have a workbook with a Summary sheet followed by x number of Status Report sheets. Status Report sheets are formatted identically. Due the nature of the data, I have merged cells (some are row-merged, others are column-merged) in both the Status sheets as well as my Summary sheet.

For Example:
On my Summary sheet I reference cell A15 on Sheet2 (one of many Status Report sheets). Formula in my Summary sheet reads =Sheet2!A15. The formula appears, rather than the data that is in Sheet 2, A15.

If I remove all Merges in both the Summary and Status sheets and redo the formulas, the information displays fine. As soon as I merge the cells, in some instances the data appears and in others it just displays the formula.

Any work around?
 

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Norie

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Don't use merged cells.:)

Seriously,merged cells are just trouble.

Mind you I'm not actually sure your problem has anything to do with merging.

If you are seeing the formula rather than the result there are other explanations. eg cell formatted as Text
 
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