#CALC! errors in Excel

#CALC! errors occur when Excel's calculation engine encounters a scenario it does not currently support.

Addressing #CALC! errors

  • Nested array - Excel can't calculate an array within an array.

  • Array of ranges - Arrays can only contain numbers, strings, errors, Booleans, or linked data types. Range references aren't supported.

  • Empty array - Excel can't return an empty set.

  • Too Many Cells - Custom functions that refer to more than 10,000 cells cannot be calculated in Excel for the web, and will produce this #CALC! error instead. To fix, open the file in a desktop version of Excel.

  • Other- This error occurs when Excel's calculation engine encounters an unspecified calculation error with an array.

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See Also

Dynamic arrays and spilled array behavior

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