What does it mean when I see ! in a formula?


This symbol will appear automatically when your formula links to another worksheet.

Eg If your formula reads   = AberdeenSales!B8 then this is simply linking to the cell B8 in the spreadsheet called AberdeenSales.

You can do this by clicking on the cell in the first spreadsheet and typing = then simply go to and click in the cell B8 in the spreadsheet called AberdeenSales then press the Enter key.  The formula reference AberdeenSales!B8 will automatically go into your formula.

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