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How to Reference Another Sheet in Google Sheets

In this article, you will learn how to reference another worksheet in functions in Google Sheets. Learning this tip will help you to build up your Google Sheets effectively and efficiently for your purpose.

How to refer to another sheet in the functions

To refer to another worksheet in a formula, you can use the following format: 'Sheet Name'!Cell Reference. For example, if you wanted to reference cell A1 on a sheet called "Data" in a formula, you would use the following:


This tells the formula to look for the value in cell A1 on the sheet called "Data". Remember that sheet names containing spaces or special characters must be surrounded by single quotes (') in the formula.

If you want to refer to a range of cells on another sheet, you can use the same format, but include the range of cells you want to reference. For example, if you want to reference cells A1:B10 on the "Data" sheet, you would use the following:


You can also use cell references in the formula to create a dynamic range that will automatically adjust if you add or remove data from the worksheet. For example, if you want to reference all of the cells in column A on the "Data" sheet, starting from cell A1, you could use the following formula:


This will include all the cells in column A, from A1 down to the last cell containing data.

What are the other basic tips in Google Sheets?

If you don’t get the solution to your question in this article or you are interested in learning more basic tips in Google Sheets, you may find the answers in the following articles.

Move onto the articles below to learn how to use Google Sheets, such as signing in, renaming, saving and printing a file, setting up notifications, and changing themes.

Google Sheets Sign-in: Explained

How to Rename a Google Sheet File

How to Save Google Sheets in Google Drive

How to Set Up Notifications in Google Sheets

How to Set Print Area in Google Sheets

Change Theme in Google Sheets: Explained

Autofill Function in Google Sheets: Explained

Go to the following articles to learn basic operations, such as redo and undo, referencing a cell on another sheet in a formula, inserting a table, and putting an image into a cell.

Redo and Undo in Google Sheets: Explained

How to Make a Table in Google Sheets

How to Insert an Image into a Cell in Google Sheets

Check the following posts if you want to learn how to insert, modify, and remove comments and note or tag someone in your comment.

How to Add a Comment to a Cell in Google Sheets

How to Tag Someone in Google Sheets

Comment History in Google Sheets: Explained

How to Insert a Note in Google Sheets

How to See Edit History in Google Sheets

Read these articles to learn how to show formulas, missing toolbar, or formula bar in Google Sheets.

How to Show Formulas in Google Sheets

How to Show Formula Bar in Google Sheets

How to Show the Toolbar Missing in Google Sheets

Visit these articles to learn how to protect cells and view protected cells or ranges.

How to Lock Cells in Google Sheets

How to View Protected Ranges in Google Sheets

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