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Id like to copy a cell (say H5 (top of column H)) content

I'd like to copy a...
I'd like to copy a cell (say H5 (top of column H)) content to another cell say O2 but always so that it returns the latest top of column H result when I have inserted a new row.

I tried Control C $H$5 in O2 but when I insert a new row, $H$5 becomes $H$6 (of course) where I really always want the top result in Column H to be reported.

Can you help? Thanks heaps in anticipation
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Richard
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Thank you for your question, my name is Richard.

If you want to return the last value in Column H, in O2, then you would put the following formula in O2

=INDEX(H:H,MAX(MATCH(9.99999999999999E+307,H:H),MATCH(REPT("z",255),H:H)))

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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Thanks Richard, no wonder I couldn't figure it out.


 


Have tried to send you an attachment of part of my spreadsheet without luck but basically its always the TOP value in column H I want to copy to O2..


I add a new row with data every day above the last top data row and its that new top value I want to have appear in O2..


 


Your formula returns #N/A currently in O2 ?? presumably the "last" value in your formula


 


I hope this makes sense


 


Thanks heaps,


 


Ron


 

Hi Ron

Best if I do see the file

- Click the following link: http://www.wikisend.com
- Upload the file to that website
- Once it is uploaded, the resulting page will display a "File ID" number.
- Please, give me that "File ID Number"

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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Richard that's a handy website to know about


File ID is 933418


 


Hopefully that will help


 


Thank you again


 


Ron


 

ok, I see what you need

Use this Ron

=INDIRECT("H5")

In O2

This will always stay on H5, even when inserting a row.

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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Brilliant Richard thank you, XXXXX XXXXX a charm


Best wishes,


 


Ron

Your welcome Ron.

This formula will always keep the reference of H5

If you need anything else, please let me know

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