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asked 2019-10-14 11:37:30 +0100

libre_max gravatar image

updated 2019-10-14 12:02:28 +0100

I try to enter a formula as : 6-0.5*B2, I get a value or name error according to the point I replace with a comma. The left column went without issue : A2+1 : B3 is always faulty. Is it a bug ?

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by erAck
close date 2019-10-14 16:16:44.602287


I can't upvote yet. Thanks !

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answered 2019-10-14 12:03:38 +0100

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According to your picture, your locale is "French" and decimal separator is comma not period.

If you enter 5.5 in a French-locale spreadsheet, the sequence is insterpreted as a string, which is confirmed by "5.5" being left-aligned instead of right-aligned for numbers.

Replacing the comma by a period should fix the problem.

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