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How do I write a formula with absolute cell references
I am trying to write a formula with absolute cell references for the following;
Determine the projected quotas at 10% of the current quotas. 15% of the current quotas and 20% of the current quotas. 
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How do I write a formula with absolute cell references
If the 'current quota' is a number in A1
In B1 enter =($A$1/10)*COLUMN(A1) to compute 10% of its value Copy to C1 to compute 20%, etc best wishes  Bernard Liengme Microsoft Excel MVP http://people.stfx.ca/bliengme "deb44" wrote in message ... I am trying to write a formula with absolute cell references for the following; Determine the projected quotas at 10% of the current quotas. 15% of the current quotas and 20% of the current quotas. 
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How do I write a formula with absolute cell references
Hi,
you get absolute references entering the $ signal as follow $a$1 = will keep that reference wherever you copy the formula $a1 = when copying the formula to your right column and row will stay the same when copying down column will stay the same a$1 = when copying it to you right, will refer always to row 1 "deb44" wrote: I am trying to write a formula with absolute cell references for the following; Determine the projected quotas at 10% of the current quotas. 15% of the current quotas and 20% of the current quotas. 
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How do I write a formula with absolute cell references
To get 5% increaments use:
=($A$1/20)*ROWS($1:1) and copy down HTH, Peter "deb44" wrote: I am trying to write a formula with absolute cell references for the following; Determine the projected quotas at 10% of the current quotas. 15% of the current quotas and 20% of the current quotas. 
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use the $ Sign
Hello!
Using the $ sign will make the cell an absolute reference: $a$1  A is the column and 1 is the row. If you put a dollar sign before "a", regardless of how you move the formula (copypaste/drag), "a" will continue to be "a", and if you put $ in front of "1", "1" will always be "1". if $a1  "a" will stay the same regardless, and "1" will change if a$1  "a" will change and "1" will stay the same For more tips on excel and financial models, you can check this out. Hope this helps! 
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