"Link from cell in other sheet" is returning a "blank" - but the reference cell has info? what is h

Jef Forward
Jef Forward ✭✭✭✭
edited 12/06/22 in Formulas and Functions

Hello - This is a bit confounding, I have the links set up correctly and it returns a blank cell. I double check the source cell, and there is the correct information. Can anyone help?




  • Jef Forward
    Jef Forward ✭✭✭✭

    Sorry about my question - what is wrong that it wont return the information that is clearly in the source cell?

  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Jef Forward

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Is it a busy sheet with many cross-sheet formulas, rows, or similar?

    What happens if you log out/in and if you try in another browser?

    I hope that helps!

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  • Jef Forward
    Jef Forward ✭✭✭✭

    Hi Andre, Yes, It is a busy sheet. It is our main datasheet. I have logged in and out several times, and the same result between browser. At my wits end with this. Thanks, Jef

  • Emily Quick
    Emily Quick ✭✭✭

    I am running into the same problem, was a solution found for this issue?

  • Alywilk
    Alywilk ✭✭✭
    edited 05/24/23

    HI @Jef Forward and @Emily Quick I was having this same issue today and found a way to resolve it on my own. When I linked, the cell turned up blank even though the source cell had data.

    What worked for me was saving the sheet(with the blank link), then Removing the link from the cell, saving again and refreshing, then magically the number appeared however the link was gone so I re-added the link and it now reflects the number so SAVE. A bit of a hassle but hopefully it works for you.

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