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    Using text from a cell as part of formula text

    Hi,

    Is there a way to use text from a cell as part of formula text in another cell?

    For example:
    in general, there is four sheets in the workbook (car, banana, apple and result).
    Car, banana, and apple sheets have the same structure and data.

    In the result sheet:
    If A1 is a list and you can select "car!, banana!, apple!"
    A2 is the "main formula". In this formula I would like to pick the sheet to be used from the list in A1, but use the rest of formula text as typed in the formula.

    For example, in short: "=SUM(A1&B1:B100)". By changing the A1 results in different total. I have tried with CONCATENATE and & " " methods, but does not work. I also tried FORMULATEXT before CONCATENATE, but all these results in #VALUE!

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    Thomas
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    Re: Using text from a cell as part of formula text

    You will need the |INDIRECT function: https://exceljet.net/formula/indirec...ifferent-sheet
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    Re: Using text from a cell as part of formula text

    Ah, I tried that also, but a bit wrongly. Thank you!

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