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Microsoft KB Archive/170936

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References Updated Incorrectly After Inserting Cells

Article ID: 170936

Article Last Modified on 8/17/2005



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Excel 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 95 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 5.0 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q170936


SYMPTOMS

When you insert a range of cells, references that the cells contain may not be updated relative to the addresses of the original cells you selected.

CAUSE

This problem occurs when the following conditions are true:

  • You select the range of cell and click Cut on the Edit menu. -and-


  • You select a destination range of cells and click Cut Cells on the Insert menu.


STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.

REFERENCES

For more information about inserting cells, click the Index tab in Microsoft Excel 97 Help, type the following text

inserting, cells


and then double-click the selected text to go to the "Insert cells, rows, or columns" topic.


Additional query words: XL97 XL

Keywords: kbprb KB170936