# Can a checkbox in one sheet be auto-checked based on a checked checkbox in another sheet?

Hi all!

Can a checkbox in one sheet be auto-checked based on a checked checkbox in another sheet?

I've looked through multiple help resources but can't seem to find a situation that specifically matches my set-up. Here's what I'm looking to do:

If the same Product Code exists in columns 1A and 1B, AND column 2A is checked, THEN column 2B is automatically checked.

It seems like the answer would be some sort of INDEX(MATCH combination, but I haven't been able to get the formula right while referencing both sheets.

Any help or advice would be much appreciated, thank you! 🙂

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You would actually use a COUNTIFS to count how many rows in Sheet A have the same code and the box checked. If that number is greater than zero, then you would output a 1 to check the box.

=IF(COUNTIFS({Sheet A Product Code}, @cell = [Product Code]@row, {Sheet A Checkbox Column}, @cell = 1)> 0, 1)

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You would actually use a COUNTIFS to count how many rows in Sheet A have the same code and the box checked. If that number is greater than zero, then you would output a 1 to check the box.

=IF(COUNTIFS({Sheet A Product Code}, @cell = [Product Code]@row, {Sheet A Checkbox Column}, @cell = 1)> 0, 1)

• That seems to have worked like a charm! Thank you so much for the quick reply @Paul Newcome 😄

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Happy to help. 👍️

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