Excel - What does a plus sign in front of a cell reference mean?

Asked By KrispyData on 21-Jan-10 02:17 PM
how is the following formula:

=+C31*$D$14

different from

=C31*$D$14?

what is the significance of the plus sign when the results are the same?

thanks!




Dave Peterson replied to KrispyData on 21-Jan-10 03:32 PM
Some people learned about spreadsheets using Lotus 123.  Those people used the +
to indicate a formula.  And they want to continue using it.  it is not necessary.


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Dave Peterson