Display Calculation with Values in the Calculated Cell



I have two columns A & B with numbers in it. I have to deduct the number in Column A with the number from Column B. The deduction is to be done in Column A.I want column A to display the calculation with the amounts from the respective cells. For e.g If Column A1 has 100 and B1 50, then A1 cell should show the formula” =100-50″.

I have to do this calculation in a specific range only (e.g A10 to A20).

Is it possible?


Top Contributor Asked on January 3, 2017 in VBA.
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Top Contributor Answered on January 6, 2017.
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Hi, The below macro will check each cell in the selection, and prints the calculation if the cell is in Column A.

Sub SubtractValues()
Dim myVal As Range
For Each c In Selection
If c.Column = 1 Then ' check if the column is 1 (i.e A)
c.Formula = "=" & c.Value & "-" & c.Offset(0, 1).Value
End If
End Sub


Expert Answered on January 5, 2017.
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Its not possible as per my knowledge. You should have data in cell (B1) and cell (C1) . Now you can subtract value at cell A1 like(=B1-C1).

Here is the screen shot for your reference.

Display Calculation with Values in the Calculated Cell





Expert Answered on January 3, 2017.
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Thanks Valli…..

Well, I thought as the question was framed under “VBA” I don’t have to mention it and that made the difference.

Please find the screen shot.

RE: Display Calculation with Values in the Calculated Cell

What I wanted to know is , can we edit the macro in such a way that it picks up the value from column B and subtracts it from the value in column A. The formula bar should show the calculation with the values in column A and B displayed. The cell will show the result.



Top Contributor Answered on January 5, 2017.
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