Worksheet Cell Errors
You might see these error messages displayed in a worksheet cell.
The first column contains worksheet cell error messages. The error messages begin with the
number sign (
#). Most end with an exclamation point (
or with a question mark (
Worksheet Cell Error Messages
Your MATLAB® variable exceeds the Microsoft®
Excel® limit of
This is a limitation in the Excel product. Try the computation with a variable containing fewer columns.
This error message represents any error that appears at the MATLAB command line. You can show the full error message from the MATLAB command line by using the
Troubleshoot the MATLAB error.
Verify the matrix dimensions and the appended data dimensions, and correct
the argument. For more information, see the
You entered an invalid variable name.
Ensure that you use valid MATLAB variable names. MATLAB variable names must start with a letter, followed by letters, digits, or underscores. For details, see Variable Names.
You specified an illegal MATLAB data type with
Make sure to use the supported MATLAB data types.
You used a Spreadsheet Link™ function and no MATLAB software session is running.
Start the Spreadsheet Link and MATLAB software. See Start and Stop Spreadsheet Link and MATLAB.
The function name is unrecognized. The
Be sure the
You referenced a nonexistent matrix in an
Also, you receive the
Verify the spelling of the MATLAB matrix. Use the MATLAB
Your MATLAB variable exceeds the Excel limit of
This is a limitation in the Excel product. Try the computation with a variable containing fewer rows.
You entered a Spreadsheet Link function with incorrect syntax. For example, you did not specify double quotation marks
Verify and correct the function syntax.
An argument is missing from a function, or a function argument is the wrong type.
Supply the correct number of function arguments, of the correct type.
A macro subroutine uses
Since the function works correctly, ignore the message. Or, in this special
|The named range is defined incorrectly, or the named range spans multiple worksheets.||Select a range of data on only one worksheet and create an appropriate name for the range of data. For instructions about defining names, see Excel Help.|
When you open an Excel worksheet that contains Spreadsheet Link functions, the Excel software tries to execute the functions from the bottom up and right to left.
Excel might generate cell error messages such as
#NONEXIST!. This is expected behavior, so ignore the messages and do
Close the MATLAB figure windows.
Execute the cell functions again one at a time in the correct order by pressing F2, and then Enter.