Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Create dynamic sheet name references with the INDIRECT function, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Voiceover] In this workbook,…there are a number of different sheets you can see…at the bottom of the screen for different states.…Currently we're showing seven states.…Eventually, we will add more.…On the first sheet here called Totals,…we've got Population Totals out here,…but we want to get the Sales Total for each of the states.…As I click California, you see the layout here.…The total that we're looking for is in cell G7.…Next state over, Texas.…Same layout as it is for all these.…So in each case, we want to get the data out of cell G7…for the different states here.…
They all have exactly the same layout.…If I were doing this for California for starters,…I'd type equal.…I'm not going to type in a sheet name, I rarely do,…I'll click California,…and then I'll click the cell G7 and press enter.…And what does this look like?…There's the sheet name followed by an exclamation point.…I did not type that.…Those of you who have worked with the sheet references…recognize that when you click a sheet,…the exclamation point automatically appears there,…
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