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From: mxk [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Saturday, September 25, 2021, 16:02 UTC
Subject: [libreoffice-users] extracting cell values
Is there a way to get LO (v220.127.116.11) calc to extract the numerical value
from a cell, and use that instead of the cell reference in further
Frinstance, if I have 167 in cell A1, and want 16.7 in A2, how can I
program it, (if at all)?
If I put =A1/10 into A2, A2 will contain A1/10, not 16.7,even though it
will display as 16.7.
I want to get away from cell references and use the contained values.
I thought that =VALUE(A1)/10 might work, but the result continues to use
the cell reference, not the contained value.
If you don't want to use cell references, how would you inform Calc
which one of the thousands of cells in a sheet was the one holding the
value you wanted it to use in your calculations?
If you actually do see A1/10 in cell A2, this suggests that cell A1 is
formatted as text not a numeric value. In which case =VALUE(A1)/10 does
You will find some excellent Calc User Guides here:
LibreOffice version 18.104.22.168 is quite old and I would recommend updating
to at least version 7.1.6 from:
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