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    I have a spreadsheet with simple (addition/subtraction) formulas. The file is quite large and the formulas are too. All of a sudden, the formulas stopped working except when I double click in the cell containing the actual formula. For example, if I enter "2" in each cell, A2 and B2, cell B3 should reflect "4" because there is a formula in cell B3 which totals cells A2 and B2. Only by double clicking on cell B3 will the program actually calculate. I'm totally perplexed and so is my IT contact. Anyone?

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    Welcome to the Board!

    Goto Tools-->Options-->Calculation and see if Automatic is checked or Manual.

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    Tools > Options > Calculation tab - make sure it is set to Automatic.
    HTH, Peter
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    Tools - Options - Calculation. Set to Automatic - NOT Manual
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