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Formula plus text in a cell question
Complicated, but here we go.
I have a document (close to 300 pgs) that is linenumbered for quality control. I put the number 1 in the first line, and every line below that I used a formula: "=MAX(ABOVE)+1" to create the line numbers. This way, I can add lines in the middle, and the numbers can be redone in a few keystrokes. Fine. After that, I need to reference the line numbers in other parts of the document. So, I highlight the line number, which encompasses the formula, and give it a bookmark label. Again, fine. When I need to reference it, I type text around it, so that it looks like Also see section 500.2, (# ) After the # sign, I insert a formula that says "=ABS(bookmark)" This works great, because if I throw more lines in the middle, the references automatically update. so, here's the question  What if I have TWO sections to reference that are on different line numbers? Also see section 500.2 (#) And see section 500.3 (#)? IS there a way to get two different values returned? =if(abs(bookmark1) not equal to abs(bookmark2),abs(bookmark1)" "(Bookmark2)," ") or something.... How do I do that? TIA! Last edited by enigmaes : July 25th 12 at 08:35 PM. 
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