Error Finding

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Error Finding

Postby rcrmonte3 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:21 pm

I have a row and a column with totals The totals should match, but mine don't. Is there any function or formula that I can use to find the error that causes the mismatch?
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Re: Error Finding

Postby RoryOF » Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:46 pm

Check that all your values are numbers - some may be text.
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Re: Error Finding

Postby RusselB » Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:24 pm

The easiest way to do Rory's suggestion is to turn on Value Highlighting (View -> Value Highlighting or Ctrl+F8)
This is an on/off switch. When on your text entries will look black, your numbers will look blue and your formula results will look green
The actual colours may appear different from the above, but will be close.
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