Using formulae in cell references

smugtim

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Hello,

I need to write a formula in Excel with a cell reference which changes with the result of another cell's contents.

SIMPLE EXAMPLE: A formula in cell A1 returns the value x. I want to write a formula which will return a value for 'B10-Bx'.

E.g. A1 contains a formula returning value 6. B10 contains value 230, B6 contains the value 50. I need a formula which will calculate B10-B6 (taking the '6' from A1's formula result) and returning '180'.

Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you!

Tim
 

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smugtim

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That's great - thanks for the ultra-quick reply. I thought there must be a simple way to do this but couldn't find the answer in Excel Help.

Thanks again,

Tim
 

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