For example, I have one table with values:


and I have a cell with value I want to multiply each table row by, eg L15=300

I want to multiply every value by 300, so I put


and then drag it down but unfortunately the L15 is incrementing as well:


Is there any way in excel to auto increment only first part of the equation (all A cells?)

Thank you

  • That's it! Thank you so much guys! This was bugging me a long time
    – Flamd453
    Dec 13 '15 at 9:59

The dollar sign specifies an absolute (fixed) reference. Without the dollar sign, you'll get a relative reference by default, which is what you're seeing when you autofill.

More info here.


Yes, use absolute references


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