Excel/Copy Data from one cell to another cell in a different spreadsheet
Please could you help me I need a formula to copy the data from B3 on 1 spreadsheet to C3 on another spreadsheet.
assume both sheets are in the same workbook
the value in Sheet1!B3 needs to appear in Sheet2!C3
in the cell Sheet2!C3: =Sheet1!B3
if they are in different workbooks, then with both workbooks open
source: Myworkbook1.xlsx, Sheet1, cell B3
Linked cell: Myworkbook2.xlsx, Sheet2, cell C3
in C3 of Myworkbook2.xlsx on sheet2: =[Myworkbook1.xlsx]Sheet1!B3
then save Myworkbook2.xlsx
now if you close Myworkbook1.xlsx you will see the reference is altered to included the fully qualified path to the closed workbook.
All that said, the easiest way to do this is to click in Cell C3 and put in an = sign, then navigate to the cell you want to link to and click in that cell and hit return. This is true regardless of whether the link is on the same sheet, on different sheets in the same workbook or in different workbooks (opened in the same instance of excel).
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