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New to Mac Excel and cant figure this out on PC I can highlight

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New to Mac Excel and can't figure this out: on PC I can highlight a cell with a formula in it then "drag" the formula down or across and it autofills and updates each cell. IE: Cell Q8 has formula =sum(Q1:Q7), dragging over autofills formulas as =sum(R1:R7), =sum(S1:S7), etc. In mac when I drag over or down it just copies the originating formula.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Tom replied 8 years ago.
HelloCustomerand thanks for using

Go the the top right of the cell so that a hand appears.
Hold down the option key on the keyboard and the hand will turn into a fist with a plus sign.
Move it over now and it will adjust the formula.

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