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I need to figure a percentage of contribution of the grand total on multiple rows. Grand total is in a fixed location. I know there is a way to have the calculation done on cells going down the page (perhaps using the $ sign). Tried to use $B2/B18*100, but it only works on the first instance. If you could just tell me the name of this feature, I could look it up myself. Thanks

Solved by T. L. in 20 mins

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Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:04

Hi

User
05/07/2018 - 04:04

hello

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:04

It's pleasure to help you today.

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:05

I can see the problem.

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:05

You have to add "$" to both row and column.

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:05

$B2/B18*100

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:05

In this what is the total row? 2 or 18?

User
05/07/2018 - 04:06

18

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:06

Ok. in that case, you have fix B18 as follows.

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:06

=B2/B$18*100

User
05/07/2018 - 04:06

oops, should be B18

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:07

Yes. It is the one fixed for all.

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:07

So, you have fix for row 18.

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:07

B is not requird to be fixed. As, the same column you are using for the calculations.

User
05/07/2018 - 04:09

so, what is the name of this functionality?

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:09

Sorry, i did not get?

User
05/07/2018 - 04:10

"fixed" is the name of the functionality?

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:10

It is fixed either row or column and is called "Absolute reference"

User
05/07/2018 - 04:10

Thanks, that will fulfill my question. goodby

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:11

Thank you.

Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:11

Have a great day ahead.

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05/07/2018 - 04:11

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Excelchat Expert
05/07/2018 - 04:13

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