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The usual way to reference a sheet is here but how do you reference a sheet when the sheet's name is a value in a cell?

For example,

A1 = "Sheet number two"
B1 = A1&"!B4"

Here I want B1 to display the value in 'Sheet number two'!B4 but it's not working for me. Any ideas?

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You need to use the indirect() formula. So in cell B1 you need to put this formula:

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A problem with this is if you copy B1 to C1, it won't check B5 in referred sheet as expected. Because B4 is a string... any remedy? – Jonny Feb 9 at 4:07

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