How to fix LibreOffice Calc 504 error in 2024

LibreOffice Calc 504 error

If you are seeing the 504 error code in LibreOffice Calc, simply type the valid Function parameter. Ensure that the inputted data is not hyperlinked. 

LibreOffice Calc is a spreadsheet component of the LibreOffice software package that is designed to be accessible to a wide range of users.

LibreOffice Calc underwent a major rewrite of its formula handling to fix defects in calculating formulas involving external references and boost data caching performance when large ranges of data are referenced.

Now, a few users have reported they get error 504 in LibreOffice Calc. So, what’s the issue? We have provided the explanation below. 

How do I fix LibreOffice Calc error 504 

Here’s what the LibreOffice Calc troubleshooting guide has mentioned regarding the error…

“Function parameter is not valid, for example, text instead of a number, or a domain reference instead of cell reference.” Type of error: Parameter list error

Reason for 504 error code 

Firstly, make sure the data is not hyperlinked on sheets. Change texts to unformatted texts to fix this gremlin. 

Also, if you are using “arrays formulas”, know that these should be applied by mandatory pressing the Ctrl + Shift + Enter key combination to insert them, not Enter or Tab or mouse-clicking elsewhere on the sheet. Otherwise, it will error out.

That’s a wrap. We hope you found this article helpful. Thanks for reading. 

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