# Module 13 - ..see Excel help (search on '#'). Audit your...

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Module 13 - Spreadsheets Good Spreadsheet Design Use formulas whenever possible. Eliminate repetitive work. Copy formulas. Automatic numbering and labeling. Naming cell ranges (use Names in formulas instead of cell addresses) Relative vs. Absolute references in formulas When you move a formula, the cell references within the formula do not change. When you copy a formula, absolute cell references do not change; relative cell references will change. Protecting cells/formulas 1) Set cell format (Format/Cells/Protection) check or uncheck the 'Locked' checkbox. 2) Protect the worksheet (Tools/Protection/Protect Sheet) Shading and borers Comments Common errors ####: the numeric cell contents > column width. #N/A: when a value referenced in a formula is not available. #DIV/0!: when a formula divides by 0. Others.

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Unformatted text preview: ..see Excel help (search on '#'). Audit your formulas (double-click on your formulas to see a colored outline of the referenced cells) Examples MIS 250 Grading spreadsheet Decision Sciences 344 Finance 421 Relative References B6 = Average (B2:B4) What will be the result of copying the following? Copy B6 to C6 60 Copy B6 TO B7 75 Copy B6 to B5 65 Copy B6 to E3 #REF Absolute References B6= Average (B\$2:B\$4) Row position is fixed. What will be the result of copying the following? Copy B6 to C6 60 Copy B6 TO B7 70 Copy B6 to B5 70 Copy B6 to E3 Circular reference More Absolute References B6= Average (\$B\$2:\$B\$4) Row and Column Position are fixed. What will be the result of copying the following? Copy B6 to C6 70 Copy B6 TO B7 70 Copy B6 to B5 70 Copy B6 to E3 70...
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## This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MIS 250 taught by Professor Wells during the Spring '08 term at Washington State University .

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