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Bob, Read you response from a previous question using vba but couldn't get it to work. (a novice at vba#
Have a huge exported database to Excel.  One of the cells in each entry #row) has a hyperlink to a file in SharePoint.  These work fine here.  I have several pivot tables and charts developed from this data.  When a drill down is performed the resulting spread sheet has the cells, but not the hyperlink.  Is there anyway to get these links to the drill down sheet?

There is no option in the drill down to preserve hyperlinks. A pretty involved macro would need to be written. If you could mock up a sample for me to look at (or the real thing), I'd be happy to see if there's a simpler approach.
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Bob Umlas


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