absolute cell reference

absolute cell reference

[¦ab·sə‚lüt ′sel ‚ref·rəns]
(computer science)
A cell reference used in a formula in a spreadsheet program that does not change when the formula is copied or moved.
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Notice the absolute cell reference ($) should be used before copying this formula to other cells.
Remember to use an absolute cell reference when referring to your table_array before copying.
The 2010 edition adds lessons on formatting a research paper and absolute cell references, and an appendix on the Office web apps in Windows Live.