Question: How Do I Link A Cell To Another Sheet In Excel?

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Type an equals sign in the cell you want the information to end up in, left click over to another worksheet, and left click on the cell you want to reference and then press ENTER. Excel will automatically enter it in. You will see Excel will add (for example say your second sheet is named Sheet2) Sheet2!

In order to link more than one cell in Excel, follow these steps.

  • In the original tab with data (Sheet1), highlight the cells that you want to reference.
  • Copy the cells (Ctrl/Command + C, or right click and choose Copy).
  • Go to the other tab (Sheet2) and click on the cell (or cells) where you want to place the links.

How do I carry data from one Excel sheet to another?

Or, there’s an easier option. Type = in your cell, then click the other sheet and select the cell you want, and press enter. That’ll type the function for you. Now, if you change the data in the original B3 cell in the Names sheet, the data will update everywhere you’ve referenced that cell.

2 Answers

  1. Select the cells in the second table.
  2. In the menu, choose Format – Conditional Formatting.
  3. In the Conditional Formatting box, choose Formula Is.
  4. In the text box, enter the cell reference of the FIRST table (eg C4=”4+”), do not enter any $ symbols.

How do you reference a cell in another worksheet?

To reference a cell or range of cells in another worksheet in the same workbook, put the worksheet name followed by an exclamation mark (!) before the cell address. For example, to refer to cell A1 in Sheet2, you type Sheet2! A1.

Click on cell A1 in Sheet1 and then hover your mouse over the bottom right corner of the cell until the arrow is replaced by a small black cross. Click and drag down to fill the column with formulas that point to the equivalent cells in Sheet2. You can extend this method for any size/shape area.

Combine data with the Ampersand symbol (&)

  • Select the cell where you want to put the combined data.
  • Type = and select the first cell you want to combine.
  • Type & and use quotation marks with a space enclosed.
  • Select the next cell you want to combine and press enter. An example formula might be =A2&” “&B2.

2 Answers

  1. Select the cells in the second table.
  2. In the menu, choose Format – Conditional Formatting.
  3. In the Conditional Formatting box, choose Formula Is.
  4. In the text box, enter the cell reference of the FIRST table (eg C4=”4+”), do not enter any $ symbols.

Conditional formatting based on another sheet

  • Highlight the 2 cells.
  • Click on HOME, CONDITIONAL FORMATTING and then NEW RULE.
  • Choose the ‘Use Formula to determine which cells to format’ and in the resultant formula bar. Type = Click on the other sheet and cell. Enter the logical test (in this case =”Yes”

Is this possible and if so, how? copy your source sheet (Ctrl+A) and then go to the sheet where you have made links (destination) select cell A1 of that sheet and right click, select Paste Special and click on Formats then Ok. All formats will be copied to the destination sheet without disturbing your links.