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why do multiple cells get selected when i click only one cell?



 
 
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Old October 13th 08, 04:26 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
Colie
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Default why do multiple cells get selected when i click only one cell?

In certain areas of the Excel file, if you click on one cell multiple cells
below get selected too; with out holding Shift down.
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Old October 13th 08, 04:30 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
Peo Sjoblom[_2_]
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Default why do multiple cells get selected when i click only one cell?

Did you hit F8 by mistake?

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"Colie" > wrote in message
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> In certain areas of the Excel file, if you click on one cell multiple
> cells
> below get selected too; with out holding Shift down.



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Old October 13th 08, 04:30 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
Arceedee
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Default why do multiple cells get selected when i click only one cell?

Sounds like you've got cells merging - try selecting the cells and clicking
on the drop down menu to the right of the Merge icon on the 'Home' tab and
select 'Unmerge cells'

"Colie" wrote:

> In certain areas of the Excel file, if you click on one cell multiple cells
> below get selected too; with out holding Shift down.

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Old October 13th 08, 04:30 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
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Default why do multiple cells get selected when i click only one cell?

Have the cells been merged?

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"Colie" > wrote in message
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> In certain areas of the Excel file, if you click on one cell multiple
> cells
> below get selected too; with out holding Shift down.



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Old October 13th 08, 04:37 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
muddan madhu
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Default why do multiple cells get selected when i click only one cell?

may be?

cell has some formula which is referenced to different cells, so if
click on that it will select the referenced cells.

only if edit directly in cell is unchecked. ( tools | option | edit
tab )




On Oct 13, 8:26*pm, Colie > wrote:
> In certain areas of the Excel file, if you click on one cell multiple cells
> below get selected too; with out holding Shift down.


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Old October 13th 08, 04:39 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
Peo Sjoblom[_2_]
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Default why do multiple cells get selected when i click only one cell?

If the cells are merged then it will still look like one not many.
Either the OP has hit F8 by mistake or he/she has a mouse driver that is
spooky.

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"IanC" > wrote in message
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> Have the cells been merged?
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> Ian
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> "Colie" > wrote in message
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>> In certain areas of the Excel file, if you click on one cell multiple
>> cells
>> below get selected too; with out holding Shift down.

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Old October 13th 08, 04:40 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
Colie
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Default why do multiple cells get selected when i click only one cell?

no, they have not

"IanC" wrote:

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> "Colie" > wrote in message
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> > In certain areas of the Excel file, if you click on one cell multiple
> > cells
> > below get selected too; with out holding Shift down.

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Old October 13th 08, 04:40 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
Colie
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Default why do multiple cells get selected when i click only one cell?

i'm not the originator of the file but i'm sure he did not

"Peo Sjoblom" wrote:

> Did you hit F8 by mistake?
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> Regards,
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> Peo Sjoblom
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> "Colie" > wrote in message
> ...
> > In certain areas of the Excel file, if you click on one cell multiple
> > cells
> > below get selected too; with out holding Shift down.

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Old October 13th 08, 04:47 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
Peo Sjoblom[_2_]
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Default why do multiple cells get selected when i click only one cell?

Did you try to toggle F8?

Because if you press F8 this is what happens

Otherwise you might want to try to update the mouse driver

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"Colie" > wrote in message
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> i'm not the originator of the file but i'm sure he did not
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> "Peo Sjoblom" wrote:
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>> Did you hit F8 by mistake?
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>> Regards,
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>> Peo Sjoblom
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>> "Colie" > wrote in message
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>> > In certain areas of the Excel file, if you click on one cell multiple
>> > cells
>> > below get selected too; with out holding Shift down.

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