Using the ADDRESS worksheet function

bearchaser

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Can the cell address text string generated by the ADDRESS worksheet function be used as a reference for another calculation?

For example:
Could you use the ADDRESS worksheet function to define one end of a columnar SUM range? (Assuming all of the appropriate cells have numerical values.)

=SUM(ADDRESS(2,3):E2)

~Thanks
 

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Aladin Akyurek

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=SUM(INDIRECT(ADDRESS(2,3,4)):E2)

=SUM(E2:INDIRECT(ADDRESS(2,3,4)))

or better:

=SUM(E2:INDEX(2:2,0,3))

By the way, these formulas involve a horizontal range.
 

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