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Does Excel have a "This Cell" reference
I've googled n googled n searched but can not find the answer so I
thought I'd ask. Does Excel 97 or later have a "this cell" type reference ability? By this I mean the ability to do something like the following: If xy is an arbitrary cell address, then a formula like =OFFSET(<ThisCell,1,0,1,1) stored in xy would resolve to =OFFSET(xy,1,0,1,1), which incidently, is not circular. <ThisCell might have the form R[0]C[0], R*C*, A*1*, **, etc., assuming these notation are not used by Excel. Thanks, L Anderson 
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Answer: Does Excel have a "This Cell" reference
Hi L Anderson,
Yes, Excel does have a way to reference the current cell in a formula. You can use the relative reference feature to reference the cell relative to the current cell. For example, if you want to reference the cell above the current cell, you can use the formula Formula:
You can also use the INDIRECT function to reference the current cell. For example, the formula Formula:
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If you mean the cell that holds this formula
=OFFSET(INDIRECT(ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN())),1,0,1,1) if you put that formula in A2 it will return what's in A1  Regards, Peo Sjoblom "JustMe" wrote in message ... I've googled n googled n searched but can not find the answer so I thought I'd ask. Does Excel 97 or later have a "this cell" type reference ability? By this I mean the ability to do something like the following: If xy is an arbitrary cell address, then a formula like =OFFSET(<ThisCell,1,0,1,1) stored in xy would resolve to =OFFSET(xy,1,0,1,1), which incidently, is not circular. <ThisCell might have the form R[0]C[0], R*C*, A*1*, **, etc., assuming these notation are not used by Excel. Thanks, L Anderson 
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Do you mean "This cell" as the cell the OFFSET formula is in? If so, then
just type in that cell's address.  Regards  Andy Wiggins FCCA www.BygSoftware.com Excel, Access and VBA Consultancy "JustMe" wrote in message ... I've googled n googled n searched but can not find the answer so I thought I'd ask. Does Excel 97 or later have a "this cell" type reference ability? By this I mean the ability to do something like the following: If xy is an arbitrary cell address, then a formula like =OFFSET(<ThisCell,1,0,1,1) stored in xy would resolve to =OFFSET(xy,1,0,1,1), which incidently, is not circular. <ThisCell might have the form R[0]C[0], R*C*, A*1*, **, etc., assuming these notation are not used by Excel. Thanks, L Anderson 
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Peo Sjoblom wrote:
If you mean the cell that holds this formula =OFFSET(INDIRECT(ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN())),1,0,1,1) if you put that formula in A2 it will return what's in A1  Regards, Peo Sjoblom The answer I'm looking for is "ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN())". I had tried ADDRESS(ROW(0),COLUMN(0)), gotten an error, look at ADDRESS help, and silly me, didn't look for help on ROW or COLUMN. Thanks to both you and Andy Wiggins for the help. Regards, Lowell Anderson "JustMe" wrote in message ... I've googled n googled n searched but can not find the answer so I thought I'd ask. Does Excel 97 or later have a "this cell" type reference ability? By this I mean the ability to do something like the following: If xy is an arbitrary cell address, then a formula like =OFFSET(<ThisCell,1,0,1,1) stored in xy would resolve to =OFFSET(xy,1,0,1,1), which incidently, is not circular. <ThisCell might have the form R[0]C[0], R*C*, A*1*, **, etc., assuming these notation are not used by Excel. Thanks, L Anderson 
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Thanks for the feedback
 Regards, Peo Sjoblom "JustMe" wrote in message ... Peo Sjoblom wrote: If you mean the cell that holds this formula =OFFSET(INDIRECT(ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN())),1,0,1,1) if you put that formula in A2 it will return what's in A1  Regards, Peo Sjoblom The answer I'm looking for is "ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN())". I had tried ADDRESS(ROW(0),COLUMN(0)), gotten an error, look at ADDRESS help, and silly me, didn't look for help on ROW or COLUMN. Thanks to both you and Andy Wiggins for the help. Regards, Lowell Anderson "JustMe" wrote in message ... I've googled n googled n searched but can not find the answer so I thought I'd ask. Does Excel 97 or later have a "this cell" type reference ability? By this I mean the ability to do something like the following: If xy is an arbitrary cell address, then a formula like =OFFSET(<ThisCell,1,0,1,1) stored in xy would resolve to =OFFSET(xy,1,0,1,1), which incidently, is not circular. <ThisCell might have the form R[0]C[0], R*C*, A*1*, **, etc., assuming these notation are not used by Excel. Thanks, L Anderson 
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