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Hi Mary, I have 52 spreadsheets that I want to link to a summary spreadsheet. My dilema is I need to use an "IF" statement because we only want to capture on the summary tab IF the cells is populated in column H then return column B in the summary tab column A. I know how to write the formula but not as a summary of all 52 spreadsheets. Is this even possible?

Hi Jenny,

Thank you for the question.

Based on my understanding of the problem you are experiencing, you do not need to use the IF statement alone, instead you can use dynamic linking with the IF statements.


Please let me know if this helps you.


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Mary A. Lindsey


I can answer Microsoft Excel 2000-2007 questions regarding formatting, styles, shortcut keys, templates, forms, etc, but will not answer any macro questions.


I have over 15 years experience working in corporate America as legal and financial document support specialist. I have designed a template that converts html and Excel files to inserts these numerical data into Word documents so that there will be no document corruption because of file size and graphics that comes as part of HTML and Excel.


I am a Microsoft Office Master Instructor (MOS), Certiport Administrator and Proctor (97-2003)

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