# =OFFSET(A3,0,-2) : OFFSET « Lookup Reference functions « Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Tutorial

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 Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Tutorial » Lookup Reference functions » OFFSET
19.12.3.=OFFSET(A3,0,-2)
 `Input the formula: =OFFSET(A3,0,-2). Press Enter to get the result.`
 19.12.OFFSET 19.12.1. OFFSET(reference,rows,cols,height,width) returns a reference offset from a given reference 19.12.2. =OFFSET(A3,-2,0) 19.12.3. =OFFSET(A3,0,-2) 19.12.4. =SUM(OFFSET (A3,1,2,50,1)). 19.12.5. =OFFSET(C3,2,3,1,1) displays the value in cell F5 19.12.6. =SUM(OFFSET(C3:E5,-1,0,3,3)) sums the range C2:E4 19.12.7. =OFFSET(C3:E5,0,-3,3,3) returns an error, because the reference is not on the worksheet