#### How can you put double quotes in the parameter of the INDIRECT() function ?

```How can you put double quotes in the parameter of the INDIRECT() function ?

Example ..

=SUMIF(mysheet1!\$B\$2:\$B\$200,">0",mysheet2!F\$2:F\$200)

I want to run the above formula in the INDIRECT function like .

INDIRECT ("=SUMIF(mysheet1!\$B\$2:\$B\$200,">0",mysheet2!F\$2:F\$200)")

But the " around the >0 is causing a problem because INDIRECT thinks you
have come to the end of the literal parameter - but I haven't - I literally
want the double quotes passed to INDIRECT as part of its parameter.

```
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```"tur13o" <research@basingstoke.plus.com> wrote in message
news:bp2rgo\$h7n\$1@newshost.mot.com...
> How can you put double quotes in the parameter of the INDIRECT() function
?
> Example ..
>
> =SUMIF(mysheet1!\$B\$2:\$B\$200,">0",mysheet2!F\$2:F\$200)
>
> I want to run the above formula in the INDIRECT function like .
>
> INDIRECT ("=SUMIF(mysheet1!\$B\$2:\$B\$200,">0",mysheet2!F\$2:F\$200)")
>
> But the " around the >0 is causing a problem because INDIRECT thinks you
> have come to the end of the literal parameter - but I haven't - I
literally
> want the double quotes passed to INDIRECT as part of its parameter.

I think you have misunderstood what INDIRECT does. It converts a text string
representing a reference (to a cell or a range) into a REFERENCE that can be
used in a formula. It does not convert a text string into a FORMULA!

So, you could put INDIRECT("mysheet!\$B\$2:\$B\$200") inside your formula. But
you cannot include a text version of a formula inside INDIRECT.

```
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Paul
11/14/2003 4:05:32 PM

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