Solved Need Formula To Sum Values From Multiple Sheets

December 6, 2013 at 09:16:55
Specs: Windows XP
I am preparing year end numbers for one of our clients. I have several different worksheets I am working on in one workbook. I have to take totals form one worksheet and add them to another to get final totals. My problem is that when I try to copy and paste the one set of totals, they are not the correct numbers. For instance: the total is 687,862.00, when I paste to the next worksheet is is 677,452.00. Does anyone know what I may be doing wrong, and what I need to do to fix this.

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December 6, 2013 at 11:44:41
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Are you Pasting the Formula or are you Pasting the Values?

From the Edit menu,
select Paste Special

The Paste Special dialog box should appear

You can now select either to
Paste just the Values
Paste the Formula

The default behavior is to Paste the Formula.

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December 6, 2013 at 12:40:00
I believe that there is also a way to just put a link from a cell on one worksheet to a cell on the other. This will make sure that any changes are updated rather than just copying the value. As above, you should have asked this in the Office forum.

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December 7, 2013 at 17:08:51

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