How to link an entire column to another sheet

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I need help. I want to link an entire column to another sheet so I do not have to manually link them all the time. Any suggestion? Both columns are labeled the same on each sheet. I tried the VLOOKUP and index, and they haven't worked.

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  • Andrée Starå
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    Hi @BIDLane Billing

    I hope you're well and safe!

    You could use cross-sheet formulas combined with either a VLOOKUP or INDEX/MATCH structure to connect the sheets, and when you update the source sheet, it will reflect on the destination sheet.

    To connect them row by row, you could use an Autonumber Column in the Source sheet and add a so-called helper column to manually add the row ID on as many rows as you need in the Destination sheet.

    Another option would be only to use an INDEX formula that references a row number in a so-called helper column.

    Make sense?

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Have a fantastic week & Happy Holidays!

    Best,

    Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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  • BIDLane Billing
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    Would this help if I need it every time a new row gets added automatically?

  • Andrée Starå
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    @BIDLane Billing

    Yes, because we would prepopulate the sheet so that when there's a new row added to the main sheet, it would automatically link up to the other sheet.

    Make sense?

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