1 contact list for all sheets

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Hello,

I have several sheets that use the same client contact list. Right now, everytime we add a new client, I have to update the list in about a dozen sheets and counting. Is there a way to have one contact sheet and all sheets can pull the contact from that sheet instead of me updating a contact list in every sheet?


Thanks for your support,

Lisakay Smith

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @LisakayS

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Unfortunately, it's not possible now, but it's an excellent idea!

    Please submit an Enhancement Request when you have a moment.

    Here's a possible workaround or workarounds

    • I recently developed a solution for a client where the Dropdown lists are kept updated using the premium app, Data Shuttle.

    Is that an option?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic week!

    Best,

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  • LisakayS
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    Hi @Andrée Starå,

    Could this be accomplished with Vlookup? I have one sheet with the address and then the contact associated with that address called the Property Directory. The Property Directory has 2 columns, address and contact info. Can't I use Vlookup to search for the address that is on one sheet to look for a similar address in the Property Directory to get the value from column 2 which is the contact info?

    =VLOOKUP([Property Address]@row, {Property Directory Range 1}, 2, [true])

    I am placing this formula (which comes up as unparseable) in one column of a sheet that needs the client contact info from the Property Directory.

    I don't know what is wrong with the formula and why it wouldn't be able to pull the contact info in from the Property Directory.

    Any insight would be welcomed!

    Thanks,

    Lisakay

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