Return Cell Address (Without $)

otrevino3

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Hello.

I've got this formula in cell A2, and it returns "$A$2" (without quotes).

=ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN())

How can I tweak the formula to return "A2" (without the dollar signs and quotes)?

thx
 

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Aladin Akyurek

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otrevino3 said:
Hello.

I've got this formula in cell A2, and it returns "$A$2" (without quotes).

=ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN())

How can I tweak the formula to return "A2" (without the dollar signs and quotes)?

thx

=ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN(),4)

But, what for?
 

otrevino3

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Cell Address w/o $ signs

Thanks! :)

I just need a column of cells that will serve as an index.
 

acw

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Hi

Try

Code:
=substitute(ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN()),"$","")


Tony
 

Aladin Akyurek

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acw said:
Hi

Try

Code:
=substitute(ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN()),"$","")


Tony

That means one more function. Maybe you had something like this

=SUBSTITUTE(CELL("address",A2),"$","")

in mind.
 

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