Sheetnames in formula

I have 3 sheets (named 2001, 2002, 2003 representing
different years) and a sheet named variance.  All have

In the sheet variance, I'd like to supply names of two
sheets and calculate the variance between them.  I could
create a different sheet for each variance (2003-2002,
2002-2001, 2003-2001) but I don't want to do that.

Any ideas?
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anonymous (74720)
6/30/2004 7:36:50 PM
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Hi Frank

With 2002 in A1 and 2003 in A2, this formula sums their cell C7:
=INDIRECT(A1&"!C7")+INDIRECT(A2&"!C7")

HTH. Best wishes Harald

"Frank" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> skrev i melding
news:23b5701c45ed9\$96fec650\$a301280a@phx.gbl...
> I have 3 sheets (named 2001, 2002, 2003 representing
> different years) and a sheet named variance.  All have
>
> In the sheet variance, I'd like to supply names of two
> sheets and calculate the variance between them.  I could
> create a different sheet for each variance (2003-2002,
> 2002-2001, 2003-2001) but I don't want to do that.
>
> Any ideas?

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innocent (844)
6/30/2004 7:50:51 PM
PERFECT!  Thanks.

>-----Original Message-----
>Hi Frank
>
>With 2002 in A1 and 2003 in A2, this formula sums their
cell C7:
>=INDIRECT(A1&"!C7")+INDIRECT(A2&"!C7")
>
>HTH. Best wishes Harald
>
>"Frank" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> skrev i
melding
>news:23b5701c45ed9\$96fec650\$a301280a@phx.gbl...
>> I have 3 sheets (named 2001, 2002, 2003 representing
>> different years) and a sheet named variance.  All have
>>
>> In the sheet variance, I'd like to supply names of two
>> sheets and calculate the variance between them.  I could
>> create a different sheet for each variance (2003-2002,
>> 2002-2001, 2003-2001) but I don't want to do that.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>
>
>.
>
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anonymous (74720)
6/30/2004 8:11:56 PM

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