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Hi Jerry,

Need your help in make the thing simpler.

I have one issue, want to automate my workbook as soon as any entry is done in main sheet will reflect in corresponding sheet.

In detail:

I have one workbook consist of 4 sheets i.e. Main, DEL, MUM, KOL.

All sheets have common columns,

SNo   Code   Product   Unit   Region

If I enter any data in main sheet and in region if i select DEL the data will be copied to DEL sheet similarly if I select MUM then MUM sheet and so.

Again If i delete any sheet from Main Sheet it will reflect in corresponding sheet.

Overall whatever change I do in main sheet will get reflect in corresponding sheet based on region selection


People do this all the time, try to create daughter sheets to reflect a subset of data from the main parent sheet.  This is usually unnecessary plumbing, Excel has fast filtering capabilities that allow you to see the data on the main sheet filtered in exactly the same way, no extra sheets needed.

Assuming your titles are across row 1 and the data is rows 2 and down:

1) Highlight row 1
2) Select Data > Filter to turn on the Autofilter drop down arrows.
3) Now click on the filter for REGION and select just the MUN region.   Done!

You can do multi-filters in the same column, you can apply filters in various columns at the same time, it's wonderfully versatile.  You can print the filtered view at any time to give to someone, then easily turn all data back to visible.

I always recommend using the Filter option rather than loading a workbook up with copies of the same data on multiple sheets.
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