stackoverflow.com/questions/24323768/ms-excel-showing-the-formula-in-a-cell-instead-of-the-resulting-value

Jun 20, 2014 **...** If **you** are using Excel 2013 **Than** do the following File > Option > Advanced >
Under Display options for this **worksheet**: uncheck the checkbox before Show ...
A1 will appear to **have** a **formula**, but it is only text until **you** double-click the cell
and touch **Enter** . Make sure **you have** no bugs like this in your code.

www.ablebits.com/office-addins-blog/2016/01/13/show-formulas-excel

Why is Excel **showing formula**, not **result**? ... In general, Microsoft Excel can
display **formulas** instead of calculated **values** for the following reasons: **You** may
... Before **entering** a **formula** in a cell, **you** may **have** set the cell's formatting to
Text.

support.office.com/en-us/article/Overview-of-formulas-in-Excel-ecfdc708-9162-49e8-b993-c311f47ca173

For example, the following **formula** multiplies 2 by 3 and **then** adds 5 to that **result**
to come up with the answer, 11. =2*3+5. Here are some additional examples of
**formulas** that **you** can **enter** in a **worksheet**. =A1+A2+A3 Adds the **values** in cells
A1, A2, and A3. =SUM(A1:A10) Uses the SUM function to return sum of the
**values** ...

www2.gsu.edu/~mstmbs/Eval/Excel.html

Software Help **Sheet**. Unit 4: Making Life Easier. Creating Spreadsheets Using
MS Excel. Return to the IT 3210 Course Projects Page · Return to the IT 7360 ...
**Entering Formulas**. In order for the spreadsheet to do a calculation for **you**, **you**
must **enter formula** into a cell. **Formulas** begin with an equal sign. **Formulas** use ...

cis.poly.edu/~mleung/CS2113/f07/Original/BuildingFormula/CellReference.html

The **resulting value** of the **formula** is dependent on the **values** in the referenced
cells and changes automatically when the **values** in the referenced cells change.
To see cell referencing ... **You** can save time and increase accuracy when **you**
**enter** cell references in a **formula** by selecting them with the mouse. For example,
to ...

fbs.admin.utah.edu/ejournal/2011/08/23/why-is-the-text-of-my-formula-displaying-instead-of-the-formula-result

Aug 23, 2011 **...** What Rebecca mentioned is absolutely correct and that is the only possible
reason but just to add a point, it may be possible that even if **you** try to format the
already filled in text type cells to “General” or “Number”, **you** my not find any
change. If that happens **then you** may **have** to just delete the **values** once, ...

www.flashcardmachine.com/excel-chapter-2notes.html

Sep 23, 2008 **...** a prewritten **formula** that is built into Excel. ... a predefined set ofcolors, fonts,
chart styles, cell styles, and fill effects that can be applied to an entire **worksheet**.
... **shows the actual formulas you have entered**, **rather than the resulting values**.

www.extendoffice.com/documents/excel/704-excel-copy-number-not-formula.html

When **you** copy numbers that are calculated **results of formulas** to other cells,
those numbers will be changed after **you** pasting, because normally **you** copy
those **formulas** instead of ... **Then** click OK button, **you** will see both numbers and
**formulas** in selected cells are copied to destination cell without changing their
**values**.

wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/OOo3_User_Guides/Calc_Guide/Creating_formulas

Jan 5, 2011 **...** Creating **formulas**. **You** can **enter formulas** in two ways, either directly into the cell
itself, or at the input line. Either way, **you need** to start a **formula** with one of the ...
The plus sign indicates that the contents of cells B3 and B4 are to be added
together and **then have** the **result** in the cell holding the **formula**.