# Excel formula get value of previous cell

Posted: Mikescan Date: 14-Dec-2017

## Excel - Get content of a cell given the row and column numbers.

You don't need the CELL part of your formulas. This returns the name of the state from the dynamic value in row "StateRow", column 1. Normally, we can reference above cell value by using a simple formula, but, when. to always get the above cell value when inserting or deleting rows in Excel. But useful if the relative value is dynamic/derived from another cell. If offset is outside the range of the available cell, you get the #REF! error.

##### Microsoft excel - Subtract a value from previous cell with sum and.

The copy-paste copies the altering cell with nothing and the cell with. the formula in B2 may also be set to be =SUMOFFSETB2,-1,-1,2,1 This math can be applied to the ROW and/or the COLUMN, but in answering your question, this formula will reference the cell above.