Editors cannot overwrite cells with formulas

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Editors cannot overwrite cells with formulas

Hi there,

In a sheet I've few cells that have formulas, columns were those cells are aren't lock, however the users cannot overwrite the formulas, any idea why it may happen?

The idea was to create formulas as a guidance but editors should be able to overwrite them, in this case isn't happening, they cannot enter values in the cells where the formulas are

Thank you so much in advance for your help


  • Paul NewcomePaul Newcome ✭✭✭✭✭

    Are they able to edit other cells in the sheet that don't contain formulas? Are they working in a report instead of the actual sheet? In reports, cells containing formulas cannot be edited.

  • They are able to edit cells without formulas, and no, it’s not a report, it’s a regular sheet, no idea why they cannot do it, I’m able to do it but I am the administrator of the sheet

  • Paul NewcomePaul Newcome ✭✭✭✭✭

    If nothing is locked, it is a sheet (and not a report) and they are able to edit the sheet, then they should be able to edit cells even with formulas in them. I suggest reaching out to support to see if they are able to provide more insight into the issue.

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