I am using Google Sheets and I have two sheets in one document (SHEET1 and SHEET2). I want to be able to use a formula that allows me to:

  • If cell A1, B1, D1 and F1 in SHEET1 have an s in them

  • Then cell A1 in SHEET2 automatically inputs an s in it

Can this be done?

2 Answers 2


In SHEET2 in cell A1, add the following formula:


Is says:

If A1, B1, D1 and F1 in sheet 1 all contain an s then write s else write invalid

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    I think you are missing the fact that the cells A1, B1, etc. are in a different sheet (ie. SHEET1). In which case you need to prefix the cell references with SHEET1!.
    – MrWhite
    Apr 15, 2013 at 11:18
  • @w3d I think you just added the 100th upvote on the google-spreadsheets tag Apr 15, 2013 at 11:25

Slightly shorter:



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