#### Formula Based on Multiple Sheets

```I have a workbook with a summary sheet for 25 other sheets. On these 25
sheets there is a cell that is the same cell on every sheet, but may contain
different values based on formulas within the specific sheet.
In other words, cell D17 on sheet '1' will be different from D17 on any
other sheet.

On the summary sheet row 1 would refer to sheet 1. I need the cells in row 1
of the summary sheet to look for specific values in a specific cell on sheet
1 and simply copy the value.
When I simply enter ='1'D17 it works, But when I try to copy that formula
down the column it comes out in row 2 as '1'D18 instead of '2'D17.

I either need a formula that will reference the proper sheet or find a way
to enter the formulas in the first row and be able to copy them all the way
down and only change the sheet number, NOT the cell number.

I hope I have provided enough information.
```
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Utf
12/12/2009 3:46:01 PM
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```Try this...

Assume you enter the first formula in cell A1:

=INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(A\$1:A1)&"'!D17")

Copy down as needed.

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

"Neil M" <neilmonkman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:098C86D5-C8F9-4A38-AE9D-E2E130DDC7C1@microsoft.com...
>I have a workbook with a summary sheet for 25 other sheets. On these 25
> sheets there is a cell that is the same cell on every sheet, but may
> contain
> different values based on formulas within the specific sheet.
> In other words, cell D17 on sheet '1' will be different from D17 on any
> other sheet.
>
> On the summary sheet row 1 would refer to sheet 1. I need the cells in row
> 1
> of the summary sheet to look for specific values in a specific cell on
> sheet
> 1 and simply copy the value.
> When I simply enter ='1'D17 it works, But when I try to copy that formula
> down the column it comes out in row 2 as '1'D18 instead of '2'D17.
>
> I either need a formula that will reference the proper sheet or find a way
> to enter the formulas in the first row and be able to copy them all the
> way
> down and only change the sheet number, NOT the cell number.
>
> I hope I have provided enough information.

```
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T
12/12/2009 4:57:28 PM
```That didn't really do anything. Maybe if I gave exact sheet numbers/names and
the cell numbers.

On sheet 'Master Totals' row 4 represents totals from sheet '1'

B4 should equal cell i2 on sheet '1'
C4 should equal cell Q14 on sheet '1'
D4 should equal cell Q16 on sheet '1'
E4should equal cell Q7 on sheet '1'
F4 should equal cell Q21 on sheet '1'
G4 should equal cell Q22 on sheet '1'
H4 should equal cell Q23 on sheet '1'

Once I get that row completed I want to drag and copy down the formulas so
that row 5 equals the exact same cells on sheet '2'. row 6 on sheet '3' and
so on.

I don't mind having to do one column at a time. Right now I am entering them
one formula per cell at a time.

"T. Valko" wrote:

> Try this...
>
> Assume you enter the first formula in cell A1:
>
> =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(A\$1:A1)&"'!D17")
>
> Copy down as needed.
>
> --
> Biff
> Microsoft Excel MVP
>
>
> "Neil M" <neilmonkman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:098C86D5-C8F9-4A38-AE9D-E2E130DDC7C1@microsoft.com...
> >I have a workbook with a summary sheet for 25 other sheets. On these 25
> > sheets there is a cell that is the same cell on every sheet, but may
> > contain
> > different values based on formulas within the specific sheet.
> > In other words, cell D17 on sheet '1' will be different from D17 on any
> > other sheet.
> >
> > On the summary sheet row 1 would refer to sheet 1. I need the cells in row
> > 1
> > of the summary sheet to look for specific values in a specific cell on
> > sheet
> > 1 and simply copy the value.
> > When I simply enter ='1'D17 it works, But when I try to copy that formula
> > down the column it comes out in row 2 as '1'D18 instead of '2'D17.
> >
> > I either need a formula that will reference the proper sheet or find a way
> > to enter the formulas in the first row and be able to copy them all the
> > way
> > down and only change the sheet number, NOT the cell number.
> >
> > I hope I have provided enough information.
>
>
> .
>
```
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Utf
12/12/2009 9:30:01 PM
```>B4 should equal cell i2 on sheet '1'
>C4 should equal cell Q14 on sheet '1'
>D4 should equal cell Q16 on sheet '1'
>E4should equal cell Q7 on sheet '1'
>F4 should equal cell Q21 on sheet '1'
>G4 should equal cell Q22 on sheet '1'
>H4 should equal cell Q23 on sheet '1'

Ok, since there's no pattern to the cells being referenced then you'll have
to enter an individual formula for each of those:

B4: =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(B\$4:B4)&"'!I2")
C4: =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(C\$4:C4)&"'!Q14")
D4: =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(D\$4:D4)&"'!Q16")
E4: =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(E\$4:E4)&"'!Q7")
F4: =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(F\$4:F4)&"'!Q21")
G4: =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(G\$4:G4)&"'!Q22")
H4: =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(H\$4:H4)&"'!Q23")

Then, select B4:H4 and copy down as needed.

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

"Neil M" <neilmonkman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:F3B7DB33-01A1-4F17-A77A-68762259B706@microsoft.com...
> That didn't really do anything. Maybe if I gave exact sheet numbers/names
> and
> the cell numbers.
>
> On sheet 'Master Totals' row 4 represents totals from sheet '1'
>
> B4 should equal cell i2 on sheet '1'
> C4 should equal cell Q14 on sheet '1'
> D4 should equal cell Q16 on sheet '1'
> E4should equal cell Q7 on sheet '1'
> F4 should equal cell Q21 on sheet '1'
> G4 should equal cell Q22 on sheet '1'
> H4 should equal cell Q23 on sheet '1'
>
> Once I get that row completed I want to drag and copy down the formulas so
> that row 5 equals the exact same cells on sheet '2'. row 6 on sheet '3'
> and
> so on.
>
> I don't mind having to do one column at a time. Right now I am entering
> them
> one formula per cell at a time.
>
> "T. Valko" wrote:
>
>> Try this...
>>
>> Assume you enter the first formula in cell A1:
>>
>> =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(A\$1:A1)&"'!D17")
>>
>> Copy down as needed.
>>
>> --
>> Biff
>> Microsoft Excel MVP
>>
>>
>> "Neil M" <neilmonkman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> news:098C86D5-C8F9-4A38-AE9D-E2E130DDC7C1@microsoft.com...
>> >I have a workbook with a summary sheet for 25 other sheets. On these 25
>> > sheets there is a cell that is the same cell on every sheet, but may
>> > contain
>> > different values based on formulas within the specific sheet.
>> > In other words, cell D17 on sheet '1' will be different from D17 on any
>> > other sheet.
>> >
>> > On the summary sheet row 1 would refer to sheet 1. I need the cells in
>> > row
>> > 1
>> > of the summary sheet to look for specific values in a specific cell on
>> > sheet
>> > 1 and simply copy the value.
>> > When I simply enter ='1'D17 it works, But when I try to copy that
>> > formula
>> > down the column it comes out in row 2 as '1'D18 instead of '2'D17.
>> >
>> > I either need a formula that will reference the proper sheet or find a
>> > way
>> > to enter the formulas in the first row and be able to copy them all the
>> > way
>> > down and only change the sheet number, NOT the cell number.
>> >
>> > I hope I have provided enough information.
>>
>>
>> .
>>

```
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T
12/12/2009 10:09:04 PM
```In B4 enter  =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(A\$1:A1)&"'!I2")

In C4 enter  =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(A\$1:A1)&"'!Q14")

Changing to  Q16, Q7 as you enter your formulas one at a time across to H4

When that is done, select B4:H4 and simply drag/copy down as far as you
need.

The "ROWS" function will change the sheet names to 2, 3, 4 etc. and the cell
references will rermain fixed.

Gord Dibben  MS Excel MVP

On Sat, 12 Dec 2009 13:30:01 -0800, Neil M <neilmonkman@hotmail.com> wrote:

>That didn't really do anything. Maybe if I gave exact sheet numbers/names and
>the cell numbers.
>
>On sheet 'Master Totals' row 4 represents totals from sheet '1'
>
>B4 should equal cell i2 on sheet '1'
>C4 should equal cell Q14 on sheet '1'
>D4 should equal cell Q16 on sheet '1'
>E4should equal cell Q7 on sheet '1'
>F4 should equal cell Q21 on sheet '1'
>G4 should equal cell Q22 on sheet '1'
>H4 should equal cell Q23 on sheet '1'
>
>Once I get that row completed I want to drag and copy down the formulas so
>that row 5 equals the exact same cells on sheet '2'. row 6 on sheet '3' and
>so on.
>
>I don't mind having to do one column at a time. Right now I am entering them
>one formula per cell at a time.
>
>"T. Valko" wrote:
>
>> Try this...
>>
>> Assume you enter the first formula in cell A1:
>>
>> =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(A\$1:A1)&"'!D17")
>>
>> Copy down as needed.
>>
>> --
>> Biff
>> Microsoft Excel MVP
>>
>>
>> "Neil M" <neilmonkman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> news:098C86D5-C8F9-4A38-AE9D-E2E130DDC7C1@microsoft.com...
>> >I have a workbook with a summary sheet for 25 other sheets. On these 25
>> > sheets there is a cell that is the same cell on every sheet, but may
>> > contain
>> > different values based on formulas within the specific sheet.
>> > In other words, cell D17 on sheet '1' will be different from D17 on any
>> > other sheet.
>> >
>> > On the summary sheet row 1 would refer to sheet 1. I need the cells in row
>> > 1
>> > of the summary sheet to look for specific values in a specific cell on
>> > sheet
>> > 1 and simply copy the value.
>> > When I simply enter ='1'D17 it works, But when I try to copy that formula
>> > down the column it comes out in row 2 as '1'D18 instead of '2'D17.
>> >
>> > I either need a formula that will reference the proper sheet or find a way
>> > to enter the formulas in the first row and be able to copy them all the
>> > way
>> > down and only change the sheet number, NOT the cell number.
>> >
>> > I hope I have provided enough information.
>>
>>
>> .
>>

```
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Gord
12/12/2009 11:23:22 PM
```In the words of Jeff Spikoli.....

AWESOME! TOTALLY AWESOME!!!!

Thank you all so very much.

"Gord Dibben" wrote:

> In B4 enter  =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(A\$1:A1)&"'!I2")
>
> In C4 enter  =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(A\$1:A1)&"'!Q14")
>
> Changing to  Q16, Q7 as you enter your formulas one at a time across to H4
>
> When that is done, select B4:H4 and simply drag/copy down as far as you
> need.
>
> The "ROWS" function will change the sheet names to 2, 3, 4 etc. and the cell
> references will rermain fixed.
>
>
> Gord Dibben  MS Excel MVP
>
>
> On Sat, 12 Dec 2009 13:30:01 -0800, Neil M <neilmonkman@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> >That didn't really do anything. Maybe if I gave exact sheet numbers/names and
> >the cell numbers.
> >
> >On sheet 'Master Totals' row 4 represents totals from sheet '1'
> >
> >B4 should equal cell i2 on sheet '1'
> >C4 should equal cell Q14 on sheet '1'
> >D4 should equal cell Q16 on sheet '1'
> >E4should equal cell Q7 on sheet '1'
> >F4 should equal cell Q21 on sheet '1'
> >G4 should equal cell Q22 on sheet '1'
> >H4 should equal cell Q23 on sheet '1'
> >
> >Once I get that row completed I want to drag and copy down the formulas so
> >that row 5 equals the exact same cells on sheet '2'. row 6 on sheet '3' and
> >so on.
> >
> >I don't mind having to do one column at a time. Right now I am entering them
> >one formula per cell at a time.
> >
> >"T. Valko" wrote:
> >
> >> Try this...
> >>
> >> Assume you enter the first formula in cell A1:
> >>
> >> =INDIRECT("'"&ROWS(A\$1:A1)&"'!D17")
> >>
> >> Copy down as needed.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Biff
> >> Microsoft Excel MVP
> >>
> >>
> >> "Neil M" <neilmonkman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> >> news:098C86D5-C8F9-4A38-AE9D-E2E130DDC7C1@microsoft.com...
> >> >I have a workbook with a summary sheet for 25 other sheets. On these 25
> >> > sheets there is a cell that is the same cell on every sheet, but may
> >> > contain
> >> > different values based on formulas within the specific sheet.
> >> > In other words, cell D17 on sheet '1' will be different from D17 on any
> >> > other sheet.
> >> >
> >> > On the summary sheet row 1 would refer to sheet 1. I need the cells in row
> >> > 1
> >> > of the summary sheet to look for specific values in a specific cell on
> >> > sheet
> >> > 1 and simply copy the value.
> >> > When I simply enter ='1'D17 it works, But when I try to copy that formula
> >> > down the column it comes out in row 2 as '1'D18 instead of '2'D17.
> >> >
> >> > I either need a formula that will reference the proper sheet or find a way
> >> > to enter the formulas in the first row and be able to copy them all the
> >> > way
> >> > down and only change the sheet number, NOT the cell number.
> >> >
> >> > I hope I have provided enough information.
> >>
> >>
> >> .
> >>
>
> .
>
```
 0
Utf
12/13/2009 1:30:01 PM

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Version: 2008 Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Processor: Intel is it possible to use multiple fonts and set them as a default in the return address box on the envelop tool? <br><br>I see how to change the font of the whole box, but I want to mix fonts in the return. Any suggestions appreciated. <br><br>Ken Gano I suspect not: There is only one style, named "Envelope Return". I suspect the formatting applied is whatever you set in Envelope return (which is inherited from Normal if you do not set it). Hope this helps On 10/12/0...

How to translate a getpivotdata formula into a cell reference
Hi all, I want to be able to get the cell reference (in the format A1) of a GETPIVOTDATA reference. For example: =(GETPIVOTDATA("Sum of Qty",'\$A\$5,"Customer Name","ABC Company")) pulls data from a corresponding cell in the table. That reference is A10 but I want to get this from the actual GETPIVOTDATA reference itself. Is this possible? Regards Morgan ...

sum formula
good day! i copied a table from a html and paste to excel2000 i try to get the sum =SUM(B5:B10) but the outcome is 0.when i check the number on the cell,i found out that theres a space at the end. i try this formula {=SUM(VALUE(SUBSTITUTE(B5:B10," ","")))} but the result was #VALUE!. Hi! > i copied a table from a html Chances are the "space" is really a char(160) &nbsp; space. Try this: =SUMPRODUCT(1*SUBSTITUTE(B5:B10,CHAR(160),"")) Your best course of action would be to get rid of those characters and then use a simple =SUM(B5:B10). ...