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I want to set up a formula to operate on a fixed range of cells that
never changes even if I insert or delete rows or columns. If I say
$A$1:$A$100, and then I delete 10 rows, the range in the formula
changes to $A$1:$A$90. I don't want it to change. Is there a way to
"carve it in stone"? The actual range is $A$1:$A$1048576, because I
can't just do $A:$A like I can in Excel, and I have a macro that
deletes the content and imports a new set of rows from a text file.
Every time I run the macro to refresh the data, the range shrinks, and
in a few months time it will be down to $A$1:$A$1, or gone entirely. I
don't want to delete just the contents of the cells, I want Ctrl-End
to go to the last row of actual data rather than the last row that has
ever had data in it. Any ideas? Named ranges are no different, they
shrink as rows are deleted as well.

Phil Hibbs.
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