See screenshot: Now the whole content in selected worksheet of specified unopened workbook is referenced in current worksheet.
Note: Besides referencing values from unopened workbook, you can also reference values from unopened Txt or CSV file with this utility. If you want to have a free trial of this utility, please go to download the software freely first, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.
Reference value from unopened/closed Excel file with formula Insert value from unopened/closed Excel file with Kutools for Excel Supposing your closed workbook named test locates in the path E:\Excel file\ of your computer, and you want to reference value of cell A2 from Sheet2 of this closed workbook. Select a blank cell to place the referenced cell value, enter formula is the name of the workbook, Sheet2 is the sheet name which contains the cell value you need to reference from, and A: A,2,1 means the cell A2 will be referenced in the closed workbook. If you want to manually select a worksheet to reference, please use this formula .
This is handy if you have a very long formula because it enables you to “break up” the formula so that it appears on multiple lines.
To create a line break within a formula, press Alt Enter.
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Ask To Update Links = False End With For Each file In folder. Ask To Update Links is used to disable the message. Screen Updating allows you to update without seeing the workbook open and close.
Isabella Option A I would put the data into SQL express Option B more to MS Access." id="ctl00_m_m_i_ctl00_gr_ctl01_bestanswerbody" class="textarea-bestanswerhidden" name="bestanswerbody" answerbody Id="3380828" / The answer is NO. Meyers-Jouan" id="ctl00_m_m_i_ctl00_gr_ctl03_bestanswerbody" class="textarea-bestanswerhidden" name="bestanswerbody" answerbody Id="3382431" / Isabella, The answer is NO. Meyers-Jouan I don't know -- but my guess is that ADO would require the "private" workbook's password in the connection definition.
The only way that the "public" workbook can determine if there is updated data is to open the "private" workbook. The only way that the "public" workbook can determine if there is updated data is to open the "private" workbook. Before I tried ADO, I would try writing an Auto Open event procedure in the "public" workbook that updated the links, providing the "private" workbook's password. Meyers-Jouan" id="ctl00_m_m_i_ctl00_gr_ctl07_bestanswerbody" class="textarea-bestanswerhidden" name="bestanswerbody" answerbody Id="3382726" / John, I don't know -- but my guess is that ADO would require the "private" workbook's password in the connection definition.It’s a good idea to know the limits Excel sets on various aspects of formulas and worksheet models, even though it’s unlikely that you’ll ever bump up against these limits.Normally, when referencing cell value from other workbook, you need to open the workbook firstly.This is actually a good practice to get into because separating the elements of a formula in this way can make them much easier to read.Note, too, that Excel also accepts line breaks in formulas.I was in a forum recently, when I came across a question on how to get or read data from a closed excel workbook (file) without actually opening it. I have an Excel file (the source), where I regularly update the Sales figures for each region.