Microsoft KB Archive/825011
Article ID: 825011
Article Last Modified on 11/20/2006
- Microsoft Office Excel 2007
- Microsoft Office Excel 2003
- Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition
When you use the Range.Calculate method to calculate formulas in a Microsoft Excel workbook, you may receive the following error message:
This behavior may occur if the range that you are trying to calculate contains only part of an array range.
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To work around this behavior, calculate the entire array range. To do this, use the following Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro code:
Sub CalcTheRange() 'Replace Cell with the actual cell range in your workbook 'For example, ("A2:F4") SafeCalcRange ThisWorkbook.Sheets("SheetName").Range("Cell:Cell") End Sub Sub SafeCalcRange(rng As Range) For Each cl In rng.Cells If cl.HasArray Then Set rng = Union(rng, cl.CurrentArray) Next cl rng.Calculate End Sub
This behavior is by design.
This behavior is consistent with user interface behavior because you cannot change part of an array range.
For more information about a design change in Excel for formula calculations, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
825012 How formula calculations are performed in Excel 2002 or Excel 2003
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