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Microsoft Excel returns an error value for any cell that contains a formula that cannot be properly calculated. These error values include the following:
#DIV/0!This article describes a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications Sub procedure (macro) that suppresses the error values.
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(http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;en-us;cntactms)The following sample macro replaces the existing formula in the active cell with an IF statement that tests the formula results for an error value. If an error value is detected, the macro displays a zero instead of the cell error value.
To create and use a macro to replace an Excel error with another returned value, use the steps in the following example:
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