Is there a way to automate a row copy and have the row link back to the original cells?

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I'd like to rows, when changed in one sheet to copy to another sheet on a specific trigger, but once copied I'd like the cells to link back to the cells in the original sheet so any changes to the row in the destination sheet is reflected on the original sheet. Is there a way to automate this, or would the link have to made manually every time?

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  • Andrée Starå
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    Hi @Andrew Watts

    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.

    Make sense?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic week!

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