Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using formulas to calculate values across worksheets and workbooks, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- For many users it's not uncommon…to write formulas in some worksheets…that get data from other worksheets…within the same workbook.…Less common but also needed at times…are formulas in one workbook…that need to get data from worksheets…located in another workbook.…Let's cover some of these features.…In this workbook Linkage Formulas,…we've got data for four different states.…Now this data happens to be alike in terms of layout.…That's not a requirement for some of the things…we're going to be doing,…but for other things it will be.…
I've got a sheet called Totals here,…and what I'd like to do…is get the total for California here.…Now jumping over to California…we'll see the total here is in cell G8.…And the totals for the other three states are the same.…Part of the reason we might be doing this too…is we're imagining this model might be growing.…Maybe we're a major retailer,…but we only have stores in these four states right now.…We're gonna be expanding,…and eventually we'll see more states here…and then we'll have more sheet tabs.…
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