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Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 1, 2nd Edition by Tim Barnosky

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Excel Errors

As you begin to enter more and more data in your Excel worksheets, you'll be more likely to occasionally encounter an error. There are a number of common issues that can cause errors in Excel, each returning a unique error message. It is important to understand what causes these errors and how to resolve them, though you are unlikely to encounter many of them until you begin working with complex formulas and functions.
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Figure: A series of pound signs, or hashtags, indicates that a column is too narrow to display all cell content.

The following table lists some of the common Excel error messages, what they mean, and possible ...

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