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In many cases when you copy a cell containing relative references, you want to avoid the formula adaptation when pasting the formula in a different row or column.
C:$C, which is an absolute reference to the highlighted column, but in this case we want a relative reference that can refer to any month, not just February.
What you want is a command to get Excel to apply an absolute reference to the moved formula rather than a relative reference.

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