Copying a row but NOT the whole row?

I'm trying to create a sheet that uses some but not all of the columns/information from a different sheet. Is there any way to use the copy row function but copy over only the columns I need? Or is it all or nothing?

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Ariana Arden

    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

    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 week!

    Best,

    Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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