# REVIEW Excel Excel Absolute vs. Relative Address.

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REVIEW Excel Excel Absolute vs. Relative Address

Relative vs. Absolute referencing When you create a formula, chances are you've referenced another cell within your formula. This cell reference can either be a relative or an absolute reference or a mixed reference –Relative reference – A1 –Absolute reference - \$A\$1 –Mixed reference – \$A1 or A\$1

Relative Reference Relative column reference and Relative row reference, a cell is entered in a formula without using the \$ symbol We've created a formula in cell D1. Then we've copied this formula to cells D2, E1, and E2. As you can see, the original reference to cell A1 has been readjusted.

Absolute Reference Absolute column reference and Relative row reference, a cell is entered in a formula using \$ symbol We've created a formula in cell D1. Then we've copied this formula to cells D2, E1, and E2. As you can see, the original formula has stayed intact. (Press F4 key to make a reference absolute)

Mixed reference Absolute and relative reference can be mixed. absolute column with a relative row reference, for example \$A1 – freeze column Relative column with an absolute row reference, for example A\$1 – freeze row

Absolute Column and Relative Row We've creating a formula in cell D1. Then we've copied this formula to cells D2, E1, and E2. This time the reference to column A remains static while the reference to the row is readjusted.

Relative Column and Absolute Row W e've creating a formula in cell D1. Then we've copied this formula to cells D2, E1, and E2. This time the reference to the column is readjusted with the row remains static.

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