updating formula mystery???

deborialus

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When I begin adding numbers to a row, columns A thru S, in a spreadsheet the curser jumps from column H to I, then back to H changing the formula in column I from =sum(E45:F45) to =sum(E45:G45). It includes column G now and I don't want it to. Is this a property of Formulas that can be changed or something? I am baffled by this. It is so annoying because everytime I enter data I have to correct the formula in column I. Thanks in advance for your help.
 

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GlennUK

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When you say you are adding numbers to a row, can you explain exactly what actions you are taking. It sounds like you are inserting cells or columns, and not just entering data into cells.
 

deborialus

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I am entering data in columns B, C, (D is a formula), E, F, G, H, (I is the formula that changes on me). However, when I get to column G and enter the data it skips column H, which I need to enter data for, and jumps to column I by itself and changes the formula (see original posting) then places the curser in column H so I can enter data. Then I have to change the formula in column I manually.
 

GlennUK

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It sounds like you have event code for your sheet, i.e. a macro is running which changes things in your sheet somehow. Have you checked for VBA code on this sheet, or for the book?
 

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