Link an entire column from one sheet into another sheet


I have one sheet with ticket information. The other sheet has tasks for that ticket. I would like the 2nd sheet to automatically grab the ticket # from the first sheet and add it to the 2nd sheet so the related tasks can go through a checklist. How do I accomplish this? My ticket number column is called Case # in both sheets. I've tried the following formula but get unparseable.

=INDEX({CaseNum_ACAssignments}, {Case #}@row)

CaseNum_ACAssignments has the range of the entire column in the first sheet.

Case # is the name of the column in the first sheet.

Now if I change @row to 1 it works, but I don't want to have to change the row number for every row. I want this to happen automatically. What am I missing?


  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Alina Pace

    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.

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic week!


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