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"Clear contents" function for a cell? (SOLVED)

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    "Clear contents" function for a cell? (SOLVED)


    I'm trying to set up a basic formula to clear out unwanted cells. Basically, if the cell is not equal a number, I'd like it to be cleared of any information. I would rather not use a space, because I have text that is overlapping between cells and would like it to be legible.

    Here's the basic formula:

    =if(A1>0, A1, ???)

    Any help would be great. Thanks!
    Last edited by farzyness; 08-10-2010 at 04:28 PM.

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    Re: Help with formula (Clear Contents?)

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    Re: "Clear contents" function for a cell?

    I am not sure if you can simply clear all the content, however you may want to try:

    =if(A1>0, A1, "")

    This doesn't clear the content, however it makes it so that there is a blank in the cell. This could be what you meant by have a "space," but it's not a space it is just a blank answer.

    hope this helps.

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    Re: "Clear contents" function for a cell?

    Are you asking for the contents of A1 to be cleared or the cell where the formula is written?
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