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How do I hide: #DIV/0!

asked 2015-04-29 23:34:26 +0200

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updated 2015-04-29 23:35:37 +0200

These formula results are in a column and I can't add other numbers in that column with #DIV/0! showing in the otherwise vacant cells.

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answered 2015-04-30 00:03:26 +0200

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updated 2015-04-30 00:10:49 +0200

Suppose you have =A7/B7 in cell C7 and row 7 shall be regarded "unused" if B7 is blank (disregarding A7?). You can avoid the "DivisionByZero error" using the formula =IF(B7="";"";A7/B7). The empty string won't interfere with calculating SUMs or AVERAGEs...

If B7 is actually zero there is no sense in hiding the error which is an inevitable fact then. Only Chuck Norris can divide by zero.

See attachment.ask50076AvoidDivByZero001.ods

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