Advanced Excel Integration XL-Dennis corner in the Excel-world OTHER STUFF DAVE HAWLEY FOUNDATION Newsletters Competitions HAV-A-CHAT Book Suggestions & Reviews Test Area Excel Development & Consultancy EXCEL SEARCH & RESOURCES Excel To prevent this, you can add an IF function: =IF(OR(A2="",A3="",A4=""),"",INDIRECT("'[" & A2 & "]" & A3 & "'!" & A4)) Note2: If the Test File.xls workbook is closed, the above formula How to use INDIRECT in Excel - formula examples As demonstrated in the above example, you can use the Excel INDIRECT function to put the address of one cell into another e.g.

Reply Ali Usman says: December 11, 2015 at 6:45 am by using Concatenate function, how we further write in the resulted cell because resulted cell shows the formula nor text. in my example, the data is shown in cell V21 in my 'daily data' spreadsheet. Any help would be appreciated. Reply joshy says: July 17, 2016 at 7:49 am explain the formula =iferror(index(dddd,small(if(dddd"",row(indirect("1:"&rows(dddd)))),row(indirect("1:"&rows(dddd)))),"") Reply Brice says: August 5, 2016 at 3:03 pm Hi, I'm trying to combine INDIRECT with a 3D

Name cells A2:A5 as East, and cells B2:B5 as West. The same formula on its own returns the value 72.2% and looks like this: ='G:\Production\OPH 2015\[Spreadsheet.xlsx]Sheet1'!G4 excel excel-indirect share|improve this question edited Nov 4 '15 at 14:25 asked Nov 4 '15 Excel Video Tutorials / Excel Dashboards Reports Reply With Quote Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation Excel General Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions The text string, "A4", in the INDIRECT formula did not change when the row was inserted.

Formula in cell D5: =INDIRECT(C5,FALSE) Like the previous one, this INDIRECT formula also has FALSE in the second argument, meaning that it interprets the value in the first argument as a Thank you for your help Reply Asim Malik says: September 19, 2016 at 6:48 am Hi Svetlana Cheusheva I need help in the following data. For the detailed step-by-step guidance on how to use INDIRECT with Excel Data Validation, please check out this tutorial: How to make a dependent drop down list in Excel. I have a folder (auto) with data from every day as a different workbook.

Thanks for catching it! You can delete the sample link in cell A5 Note1: If A2, A3 or A4 is empty, the formula will return an error. Here's a list of most typical mistakes: Excel INDIRECT #REF! EvenSt-ring C ode - g ol!f Does the recent news of "ten times more galaxies" imply that there is correspondingly less dark matter?

To make sure, enter the formula =SUM($A$2:$A$5) in some cell, insert a new row, say at row 3, and… find the formula converted to =SUM($A$2:$A$6). If I could see things happen on Sheet2, that might help. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

If the source workbook is not open, INDIRECT returns the #REF! IN any sheet put A1- XYZ Then use indirect like INDIRECT(A1&"!"&"a2:b3").... Note: If either cell A2 or B2 is empty, the formula will return an error. Excel Video Tutorials / Excel Dashboards Reports Reply With Quote June 24th, 2006 #7 ByTheCringe2 View Profile View Forum Posts Super Moderator Join Date 7th December 2005 Location Hampshire, England Posts

error value. Register To Reply 05-03-2013,10:21 AM #8 dilipandey View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Forum Expert Join Date 12-05-2011 Location Dubai, UAE MS-Off Ver 1997 - 2013 Posts 8,193 Re: Indirect Click here to view the relaunched Ozgrid newsletter. Background: For normal external links, Excel stores not only the address to the external cell, but also the last known value in the saved version of the file.

All rights reserved. Creating indirect references from cell values and text Similarly to how we created references from cell values, you can combine a text string and a cell reference within your INDIRECT formula, INDIRECT however is a volatile function, i.e. Thanks!

I'm working on a project that requires a separate "data" workbook and a number of "template" workbooks that are applied to the data workbook to create new user workbooks on the What are Imperial officers wearing here? enter the path (without quotes) in cell a1 and use below code:- Workbooks.Open (Range("a1").Value) Regards, DILIPandey

Not the answer you're looking for? Note: If cell C2 is empty, the formula will return an error. Example.xls (15.0 KB, 40 views) Excel Video Tutorials / Excel Dashboards Reports Reply With Quote June 24th, 2006 #2 ByTheCringe2 View Profile View Forum Posts Super Moderator Join Date 7th December Does the reference use A1 reference style?

Reply Surya says: May 11, 2015 at 12:03 pm I am working on a calculation sheet where i have three different set of inputs and values for the three types of the original command is ='MT4'|HIGH!EURUSD I want to create that command in a a cell then execute it in another cell. The array from C5 to C3 should be change into C5 to D3 As a conclusion the formula in D5: "=Indirect(C5,false)" return the value of R3C3 as expected (ie "R2C1") If To prevent this from happening, nest INDIRECT in the ROW function and your array formula will always remain correct, no matter how many rows are inserted or deleted: =AVERAGE(SMALL(A1:A10,ROW(INDIRECT("1:3")))) Here's a

Click here to view the relaunched Ozgrid newsletter. East In cell E2, type the formula: =SUM(INDIRECT(D2)) Press the Enter key, and the formula returns the sum of numbers in the East range. What do you do with the range? Reply Maria Azbel (Ablebits.com Team) says: January 26, 2016 at 11:14 am Hi Taha, You can use the formula below: =INDIRECT(A4 &":C31") Reply Wagner says: October 23, 2015 at 3:25 am

The reference is to cell B3, which contains the value 45. 45 '=INDIRECT(A4) Because cell B4 has the defined name "George," the reference to that defined name is to cell B4, Here is the FAQ for this forum. + Reply to Thread Results 1 to 8 of 8 Indirect function giving #REF! That is Cool! Send No thanks Thank you for your feedback! × English (United States) Contact Us Privacy & Cookies Terms of use & sale Trademarks Accessibility Legal © 2016 Microsoft Toggle navigation Contextures