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This question is in regards to Excel. Can you use cell

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Can you use cell references in formulas and functions? If so, how? If not, why not?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  rhess replied 5 years ago.
rhess :

Yes, you can. Give me an idea of what you want to do specifically and I will explain exactly how you can do it.

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I needed a full response to this yesterday, so I won't be accepting it.

Expert:  jsterq replied 5 years ago.
Absolutely, to make a reference to cell C2 & D3 and get their sum ...type "=sum(C2,D3)" without the quotation marks. Also, if you want to make an absolute cell reference (used when you want a cell reference to stay fixed on a specific cell) you would type "=sum($C$2,$D$3)"

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