Excel sum not updating
In case, if you have data with these characters, it’s better to take them off before working further.How to fix this issue: Similar to trim, you can use the CLEAN formula to delete these characters.Having said that, we need to be little careful while using show formulas option, otherwise, you might end up with something like below.Can you see Today formula is being displayed as a formula instead of showing actual date? How to fix this issue: It’s very simple: Head over to Formulas → Under formula Auditing → Click on “Show Formulas” (With the first click formulas will show up and Second click they will hide behind cells and start working) [Please refer above screenshot] You have been extracting data using CSV (comma separated values) format, then you’re data mostly exposed to unwanted spaces.You can alternatively use the F9 shortcut key to refresh the workbook.
Although both the names look similar to our naked eye, there is a blank space in the second name.
If you haven’t done that then you will end up with incorrect results.