Formula to transfer data to a blank sheet

Hi! I am trying to figure out a formula to transfer data from one sheet to another. The old sheet has a "Supplier" name on it. Basically, I want that same name to appear in the new sheet. There is no unique identifier as the new sheet is blank. I'm not sure how to write it out though. Basically, if the "supplier" cell is not blank in the original sheet, I want it to get copied over to this new sheet. What kind of formula would I use for that?



  • JamesB
    JamesB ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    @KDev You can copy rows using Automations.

  • KDev
    KDev ✭✭
    edited 02/02/24

    Hi @JamesB , I dont want to copy the whole row, that's the issue. I just want to copy certain data to a blank sheet.

  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @KDev

    I hope you're well and safe!

    This might help.

    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.

    Another option would be to use so-called helper sheets. In short, copy the row to a helper sheet and then use my method described previously to get the values you need to another helper sheet and then copy/move the row from that sheet to the main destination sheet.

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic weekend!


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  • KDev
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    Hi @Andrée Starå Yes that sounds great, the issue is I don't know how to setup the formula. Can you provide a sample formula that might work? Anytime I have used Vlookup I am using the formula to search for something in another sheet. But in this case, I just need it to transfer the "Supplier" name if its not blank into the blank sheet.

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