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I have the following formula in a Google Spreadsheet:


I would like to freeze Totais!C30 when I click on bottom right of cell and drag down.

Currently when I do this, Totais!C30 change to Totais!C31, Totais!C32, C33...

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By adding a $ in front of the column & row you can lock that specific area up when copying.

Example: Totais!$C$30 would lock down when copying anywhere else in the document. Totais!$C30 would lock down moving column to column. Totais!C$30 would lock down when moving down rows.

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Thank you very much! – Victor Santos Jun 11 '12 at 15:11
What if I have hundreads of such formulas to copy? I don't want to add $ to each one separately. – user100716 Aug 13 '15 at 14:07

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