The ADDRESS function takes five arguments: row, column, abs_num, a1, and sheet_text. Row and column are required, other arguments are optional. The abs_num argument controls whether the address returned is relative, mixed, or absolute, with a default value of 1 for absolute. The a1 argument is a Boolean that toggles between A1 and R1C1 style references with a default value of TRUE for A1 style references. Finally, the sheet_text argument is meant to hold a sheet name that will be prepended to the address.

ABS options

The table below shows the options available for the abs_num argument for returning a relative, mixed, or absolute address. 


Use ADDRESS to create an address from a given row and column number. For example:

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