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Using a cell reference within a DDE link formula Posted by Bill Nagel on February 09, 2001 6:19 AM
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
I am trying to use a cell reference within a DDE link formula that I have created.
As an example, my link formula is
where 15723 is a specific work order number.
I would like use a cell reference rather than the work order number,
for example '\\($B$1)\($B$1)_calcs\[$B$1_calcs_26wk_adj......), such that I can run
this query without having to update it for each cell on the network that I
am trying to link to.
Is this just a matter of using the correct syntax?
Re: Using a cell reference within a DDE link formula Posted by Mark W. on February 10, 2001 1:03 PM
Bill, I know next to nothing about DDE, but you've
peaked my curiosity. What happens when you use:
Re: Using a cell reference within a DDE link formula Posted by Bill Nagel on February 12, 2001 11:06 AM
Thanks for the suggestion, but the INDIRECT function requires the workbook that is being linked to
to be open, and that isn't an option for me.
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