Transfer An Excel Formula From One Worksheet To Another

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

Q. I know how to link data from a cell in one worksheet to another worksheet, but how can I transfer a formula?

A. To transfer data, enter them in sheet 1, go to sheet 2 and the cell in which you want the linked number to appear and enter the equal ( = ) sign. Then go back to sheet 1 and the source cell and press Enter.

Now, to transfer a formula: Assume the formula is in sheet 1, cell A1. Highlight A1, Copy (Ctrl+C) it, go to the cell in sheet 2 where you want the formula to go and Paste (Ctrl+V) it. Excel will adjust the formula to =Sheet1!A1.

SPONSORED REPORT

Questions to ask before committing to the cloud

Cloud computing has its pros and cons. In this report, we answer common questions CPAs may have as they consider transitioning partially or fully to the cloud.

QUIZ

News quiz: Experts offer guidance on accounting standards

Take this short quiz to see how much you know about the news, including a couple of SEC announcements, and facts cited in the guidance experts have offered on accounting standards.

CHECKLIST

Auditing risks in culture

Cultural flaws can seriously damage an organization. Here’s how internal auditors can reduce risks by embedding culture audits into existing audit programs.