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This article explains the functionality of the Error Checking Options button in Microsoft Excel.
Error Checking OptionsThe Error Checking Options button is displayed when the formula in an Excel worksheet cell triggers an error. In addition to the button, the cell itself is marked with a small green triangle in the upper-left corner.
When you click the button, the error type is displayed, followed by the following list of error-checking options:
For more information about other option buttons in Excel, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/289148/ )Description of the smart tag functionality in Excel
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291357/ )How to use the AutoCorrect Options buttons in Excel
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291359/ )How to use the Auto Fill Options button in Excel
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291358/ )How to use the Paste Options buttons in Excel 2002
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291363/ )How to use the "Insert Options" button in Excel 2002 or in Excel 2003