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#1 JPK1066


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Posted 04 November 2017 - 02:24 PM

You have shown me how to bring the summary cell from one WS to another either through the Watch Window or the use of:

          ='Worksheet name'!A1

But what I would like to know, can I write a formula into a cell on one WS to act on a range in another WS as in:

          ='Worksheet name'!(average(A1:A25))


I played with this for a while but could not get it right..


Can this be done and for that matter can it be done cross Workbook as well.

Will the Indirect Function once again be the solution to the problem?





#2 Jonathan


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Posted 05 November 2017 - 11:30 AM



The correct formula for your AVERAGE function will be:

=AVERAGE('Worksheet name'!A1:A25)


You don't need to use INDIRECT - a simple cross-worksheet reference will work without any problems.


You can see more about cross-worksheet formulas in the video lesson: Essential Skills Lesson 6-6 Create cross worksheet formulas.


I hope this is the answer you were looking for, but please feel free to reply if you need any more help with this.

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