I have a multi-sheet 2003 workbook. Sheet 1 is a summary that displays data from the other 4 sheets, the name of one of which is "Northeast" (though experimentation proves that it doesn't matter what the sheet is named) On my summary sheet this particular sheet is referenced in row 4. Column A is nothing but the text "Northeast", the formulas in each of the next columns are as follows (without the B: C: D: E: and F:) B: =SUMIF(Northeast!C:C,">0",Northeast!B:B) C: =SUM(Northeast!C:C) D: =SUM(Northeast!D:D) E: =1-B4/ABS(C4) F: =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) The other rows have identical formula constructs with only the referenced sheet name changed and all work perfectly. As is F4 displays "#VALUE". I have verified that the formula is exactly as it should be and aside from the reference to that particular worksheet is identical to the formula in column F in the other rows. To further confuse me I did a little experimenting and discovered that the formula works in some rows but not in others. I copied the formula and pasted it into several other rows. Starting with row 6 this is how the sheet now appears: 56.16666667 #VALUE! 56.16666667 56.16666667 #VALUE! #VALUE! 56.16666667 56.16666667 56.16666667 56.16666667 56.16666667 #VALUE! To be very clear, in F6 the formula =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) results in 56.16666667 In F7 the formula =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) results in #VALUE! Can anybody shed some light on the situation? Why does the result of a formula depend on which cell it is in?

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5/23/2005 9:25:36 PM

"Dave Peterson" <ec35720@netscapeXSPAM.com> wrote in message news:42925D78.DB70D4D0@netscapeXSPAM.com... > The formula in F4: > =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) > is an array formula (you used ctrl-shift-enter instead of just entering it > into > the cell) Don't array formulas always appear with {}s around them? > But array formulas don't work on whole columns: > =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B1:B65535<>0, Northeast!B1:B65535,"")) > > Should work ok. (But I'd use a range that was big enough--but not too > big.) I tried with B1:B1000 as the range instead of B:B and I get the same problem: and the same issue with the formula working in some cells but not in others. Even cells that never had any formula in them at all. Interestingly enough I've found another weird aspect to this problem. I cut/pasted row 4 to row 6 and the formula works fine (as it always has). Thinking that there may be some weird corruption or strange formatting glitch I deleted row 4 from the database. Row 5 (which was now row 4) stopped working and generated the same error. Everything works fine as long as I leave row 4 empty. What could possibly be causing this? > > Wowbagger wrote: >> >> I have a multi-sheet 2003 workbook. >> >> Sheet 1 is a summary that displays data from the other 4 sheets, the name >> of >> one of which is "Northeast" (though experimentation proves that it >> doesn't >> matter what the sheet is named) >> >> On my summary sheet this particular sheet is referenced in row 4. Column >> A >> is nothing but the text "Northeast", the formulas in each of the next >> columns are as follows (without the B: C: D: E: and F:) >> >> B: =SUMIF(Northeast!C:C,">0",Northeast!B:B) >> C: =SUM(Northeast!C:C) >> D: =SUM(Northeast!D:D) >> E: =1-B4/ABS(C4) >> F: =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) >> >> The other rows have identical formula constructs with only the referenced >> sheet name changed and all work perfectly. >> >> As is F4 displays "#VALUE". I have verified that the formula is exactly >> as >> it should be and aside from the reference to that particular worksheet is >> identical to the formula in column F in the other rows. >> >> To further confuse me I did a little experimenting and discovered that >> the >> formula works in some rows but not in others. I copied the formula and >> pasted it into several other rows. Starting with row 6 this is how the >> sheet now appears: >> >> 56.16666667 >> #VALUE! >> 56.16666667 >> 56.16666667 >> #VALUE! >> #VALUE! >> 56.16666667 >> 56.16666667 >> 56.16666667 >> 56.16666667 >> 56.16666667 >> #VALUE! >> >> To be very clear, in F6 the formula >> >> =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) >> results in 56.16666667 >> >> In F7 the formula >> =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) >> results in #VALUE! >> >> Can anybody shed some light on the situation? Why does the result of a >> formula depend on which cell it is in? > > -- > > Dave Peterson

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5/24/2005 2:10:08 PM

"Dave Peterson" <ec35720@netscapeXSPAM.com> wrote in message news:4293C254.E2BF1083@netscapeXSPAM.com... > Do you have any merged cells in that range? No. > Did you adjust the range in each spot? I'm not sure what you mean. > Do you have any errors in that range (B1:B1000)? No. > If you open a new workbook and try it there, does it work ok? No: I get the same error, always in row 4. > > Wowbagger wrote: >> >> "Dave Peterson" <ec35720@netscapeXSPAM.com> wrote in message >> news:42925D78.DB70D4D0@netscapeXSPAM.com... >> > The formula in F4: >> > =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) >> > is an array formula (you used ctrl-shift-enter instead of just entering >> > it >> > into >> > the cell) >> >> Don't array formulas always appear with {}s around them? >> >> > But array formulas don't work on whole columns: >> > =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B1:B65535<>0, Northeast!B1:B65535,"")) >> > >> > Should work ok. (But I'd use a range that was big enough--but not too >> > big.) >> >> I tried with B1:B1000 as the range instead of B:B and I get the same >> problem: and the same issue with the formula working in some cells but >> not >> in others. Even cells that never had any formula in them at all. >> >> Interestingly enough I've found another weird aspect to this problem. >> >> I cut/pasted row 4 to row 6 and the formula works fine (as it always >> has). >> Thinking that there may be some weird corruption or strange formatting >> glitch I deleted row 4 from the database. Row 5 (which was now row 4) >> stopped working and generated the same error. >> >> Everything works fine as long as I leave row 4 empty. What could >> possibly >> be causing this? >> >> > >> > Wowbagger wrote: >> >> >> >> I have a multi-sheet 2003 workbook. >> >> >> >> Sheet 1 is a summary that displays data from the other 4 sheets, the >> >> name >> >> of >> >> one of which is "Northeast" (though experimentation proves that it >> >> doesn't >> >> matter what the sheet is named) >> >> >> >> On my summary sheet this particular sheet is referenced in row 4. >> >> Column >> >> A >> >> is nothing but the text "Northeast", the formulas in each of the next >> >> columns are as follows (without the B: C: D: E: and F:) >> >> >> >> B: =SUMIF(Northeast!C:C,">0",Northeast!B:B) >> >> C: =SUM(Northeast!C:C) >> >> D: =SUM(Northeast!D:D) >> >> E: =1-B4/ABS(C4) >> >> F: =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) >> >> >> >> The other rows have identical formula constructs with only the >> >> referenced >> >> sheet name changed and all work perfectly. >> >> >> >> As is F4 displays "#VALUE". I have verified that the formula is >> >> exactly >> >> as >> >> it should be and aside from the reference to that particular worksheet >> >> is >> >> identical to the formula in column F in the other rows. >> >> >> >> To further confuse me I did a little experimenting and discovered that >> >> the >> >> formula works in some rows but not in others. I copied the formula >> >> and >> >> pasted it into several other rows. Starting with row 6 this is how >> >> the >> >> sheet now appears: >> >> >> >> 56.16666667 >> >> #VALUE! >> >> 56.16666667 >> >> 56.16666667 >> >> #VALUE! >> >> #VALUE! >> >> 56.16666667 >> >> 56.16666667 >> >> 56.16666667 >> >> 56.16666667 >> >> 56.16666667 >> >> #VALUE! >> >> >> >> To be very clear, in F6 the formula >> >> >> >> =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) >> >> results in 56.16666667 >> >> >> >> In F7 the formula >> >> =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B:B<>0, Northeast!B:B,"")) >> >> results in #VALUE! >> >> >> >> Can anybody shed some light on the situation? Why does the result of >> >> a >> >> formula depend on which cell it is in? >> > >> > -- >> > >> > Dave Peterson > > -- > > Dave Peterson

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5/25/2005 3:25:25 PM

"Dave Peterson" <ec35720@netscapeXSPAM.com> wrote in message news:42955C03.16706652@netscapeXSPAM.com... > My question was more of a typo test: > > =AVERAGE(IF(Northeast!B1:B1000<>0,Northeast!B1:B1000,"")) > > (just checking if B1:B1000 was used in both portions of the formula: Yes. As were B:B and B:B

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