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In Google Docs Spreadsheet, is there a simpler way to put the name of a cell reference into another cell than this?

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Use this formula:



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That's a bit simpler. Next question: can I write a script function to do the same? As far as I can tell, if I put the cell name into the function argument list, what is passed to the function is the value of the cell, and what I need is a Range object. – Spencer Mar 13 '12 at 15:52

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