Post a question in the Excel Community Forum If you’re not sure what to do at this point, you can search for similar questions in the Excel Community Forum, or post Aesthetics being important, can I be really picky and ask how to prevent the error from displaying in a blank worksheet altogether? (See modified attachment.) Attached Files. In the following illustration, cell A2 has a hidden space that you can’t see, and the ISBLANK function in E2 returns FALSE. I've tried everything for several days now and I'm starting to question if there's a fault within Excel...

Excel Video Tutorials / Excel Dashboards Reports Reply With Quote May 19th, 2008 #2 Dave Hawley View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date 24th January 2003 Location Australia Post a question in the Excel community forum See Also Overview of formulas in Excel How to avoid broken formulas Share Was this information helpful? Perhaps that is where the confusion arose. Thanks (0) By Rick Jun 26th 2015 01:11 The best web-suggested solution I found so far for #VALUE on simple formula calculation on MAC.

You can't see it in cell A2. Compare Ranges, Copy Multiple Ranges, Convert Text to Date, Unit and Currency Conversion. I also read about a way to ignore an error in a computation: =IF(ISERROR(F1),"",F1) The problem is when I combine those functions I get a blank cell no matter which function Try deleting the spaces, or select the cell and press Delete to see if the error goes away.

With a simple average, like was suggested originally before the preceding post was edited, I could just delete all the blank rows, instead of hiding them, but there is frequent adding It’s not advisable to use IFERROR until you are absolutely certain your formula works the way that you want. because I purposely mistyped the formula and attempted to divide the value 5000 in cell C2 by the word Apple Please Login or Register to read the full article To access For earlier versions you can use IF(ISERROR()).

Add an apostrophe at the start of your number to store it as text. For example, it will remove spaces if you type “ 123”, but it might not be able to do the same with date values like “ 1/1/16”. Unfortunately, you can see that IFERROR doesn’t actually resolve the error, it simply hides it. Ozgrid Retains the Rights to ALL Posts and Threads

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. error in the COUNTIF/COUNTIFS function See more information at Correct the #VALUE! Thanks (0) By Kishan Jun 26th 2015 01:11 Hi David, I used VALUE() and N() formulae and also tried many other things but I am still unable to convert $ Evaluate the denominator for 0 or no value The simplest way to suppress the #DIV/0!

To fix this, restore the data connection, or consider importing the data if possible. IFERROR() will check to see if there’s an error, and if so, replace it with another value of your choice. This argument tells VLOOKUP which column of data to return and display. Worksheet cells sometimes contain hidden characters that make numbers be treated as words.

Many times the problem is obvious, in that you've tried to do arithmetic using text and numbers, but sometimes the culprit is harder to track down. Check if the formula is referencing cells that contain text Right-click a cell that the formula is referencing, and then click Format Cells. How can we improve it? Combine and Consolidate Multiple Sheets and Workbooks.

In that case, you don’t want the error message to display at all, so there are a few error handling methods that you can use to suppress the error while you However, the wizard does see it, and it shows that the value is =" "+B2+C2. I will say that whenever I can't get Excel to do what I want, I severely pare back my data set or formula to get to a place where Excel will Thanks for your consideration!

It’s an annoyance if the recipient of your spreadsheet doesn’t know the tip and you spend more time defining the issue than it takes to fix it. Click here to view the relaunched Ozgrid newsletter. learn to read for goodness sake. Click Show Calculation Steps if it’s available, and pick the resolution that works for your data.

You can find more details on ERROR.TYPE on the Microsoft site.As you can see there are several ways you can remove the divide by zero error in Excel. REMINDER! Had watched videos and searched other sights but this helped me find the cell that wasn't really empty-it had a period in it. OzGrid accepts no responsibility for ANY adverse effects as a result from downloading attached files.

Try using functions instead of operations Formulas with math operations like +, -, *, ^ and / may not be able to calculate cells that contain text or spaces. on every single tab. Try =VALUE() instead. Enter this array formula: =AVERAGE(IF(ISERROR(A1:C6),"",A1:C6)), see screenshot:2.

Since I'm a CPA I approach Excel from an accounting standpoint. That would be time-consuming, given the amount of items that are actually on the worksheets. If there isn’t an error, your original formula will be calculated. I saw many ways to do the average, one of which is: =SUM(A1:E1)/COUNTIF(A1:E1,">0") That function doesn't work for a row of blank cells (i.e., hidden rows), though.

Your cache administrator is webmaster. After each part is evaluated, it shows the evaluation to give you an idea of what's getting calculated.