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dollar sign

The dollar sign ($) is sometimes used to indicate a hexadecimal number. For example, $3E0 is the hex number 3E0. In the Unix world, all Unix shells support the use of the $ as a prefix to the name of a shell variable or an environment variable.
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Dollar signs lock the rows to a specific range, but the column is left as relative.
To change the formula in the Refers to box, press F2 and use the back arrow and Delete key to remove the two dollar signs.
The story is really about what looks like phony science, patent fraud, perjury, obstruction of justice, a fatally flawed AIDS test, the safety of the blood supply, illegal experiments on African children, and a Reagan-Bush administration coverup of abuses flowing from the recognition that the S in AIDS is actually a dollar sign.
Among the 14 works were Dollar Sign, a gift from Andy Warhol, and pieces by Damien Hirst and Frank Auerbach.
But instead of jumping into a blingin' low-cut top, draping herself in diamond dollar sign necklaces, and running for the subway, she told him she and her friend Amanda had other plans.
If you look in the folder where you stored your file, using Explorer, you'll see the owner file listed with a tilde (~) and a dollar sign ($) appended to the front of the name.
After you "view" the record, a small dollar sign will appear on the left side of the record in the Search Results list indicating that it is bought.
The Warhol Dollar Sign alone is set to generate a estimated windfall for the State's bad bank of $600,000 or EUR440,000.
Louis found that whenever study participants were shown a dollar sign, a predetermined cue that a correct answer on the task at hand would result in a financial reward.
PASADENA -- Stenciled in white letters inside Dwayne Jarrett's black eye streak was the phrase ``Tri-State,'' but with the ``S'' made into a dollar sign.
In October of 2001 (page 109), we described in this column how to use the dollar sign ($) to make an Excel formula constant--so when you copy a formula to a different location on a spreadsheet it won't automatically change to reflect the move.