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Using Excel 2010, I open a workbook that Ive been using for

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Using Excel 2010, I open a workbook that I've been using for months. Today I cannot view any of the data; below the headers I see only 'D53' and 'SUM(D50:D52). The file extension is .xlsx and the setting is Options/Save/in format Excel Workbook.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 6 months ago.

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Try opening the workbook

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then pressing

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"Ctrl" and "~"

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on your keyboard at the same time

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let me know if this fixes it for you

Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 6 months ago.
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Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 6 months ago.

Try opening the workbook


then pressing


"Ctrl" and "~"


on your keyboard at the same time


let me know if this fixes it for you

 

If this does not fix it, then you have a cell formatting issue.

 

If you could upload the workbook to

 

www.wikisend.com

 

after uploading they will give you a download link and File ID #

 

paste that link or ID# XXXXX and ill fix the formatting for you

Customer: replied 6 months ago.

Dear PC-Guy....I don't know! This time when I opened the workbook to try your suggestion, it displayed perfectly. On the one hand, I'm delighted to be able to use it - on the other hand, I don't know why it didn't display earlier, why it displays now, and whether I've got one of those random situations that are so hard to nail. So I thank you, XXXXX XXXXX save your suggestion should it happen again, in which case I'll advise. (Can I find this thread again? Is there a problem number or something?) Sue

Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 6 months ago.
Sue.

I am glad it was working for you.

It may have just been one of those random things, 99% of the time restarting it does solve most problems.

The key combination I gave you

"Ctrl" and "~"

Toggles between displaying formulas in cells and displaying values.

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