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Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [newbie/Calc] Why does SUM() not compute?


Den tors 3 okt. 2019 kl 01:32 skrev Steve Edmonds <
steve.edmonds@ptglobal.com>:

>
>
> On 03/10/2019 11:55, Gilles wrote:
> > Johnny Rosenberg wrote
> >> If your cell was formatted as text, then whatever you type into that
> cell
> >> will be displayed as pure text. The funny thing is that changing the
> >> format doesn't help. You must first empty the cell, then format it as a
> >> number, then type your formula again. You can also first format the cell
> >> to a number format, then empty it and
> >> finally enter your formula again.
> > Makes sense. Thank you (and to someone off-band)!
> >
> You do not even need to empty the cell, after making sure the cell is
> formatted number just edit the formula [like remove the last ) and
> retype it] and then press enter. =SUM(B4:B8) > =SUM(B4:B8 > =SUM(B4:B8)
> and enter. Just out of interest, there is no difference in the number of
> actions required,.
>

Oh, that's good to know. I didn't try that. Thanks!


Johnny Rosenberg


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