That probably is because Excel bases dependencies on cell references. And a text (like "B1") is not seen as a cell reference.
So if A1 contains "B1" and C1 is =Indirect(A1) and if you change the value B1, C1 would not be recalculated if Indirect wasn't
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|I was reading this white paper on performance optimization in XL 2007,
, and it indicated
| that the function INDIRECT is volatile. I can't figure out why that function
| would be volatile.
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