data consolidation

deedee88

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Hi

I have 6 department workbooks and 1 summary workbook. The summary workbook is set up to consolidate the 6 department workbooks. My problem is that every month when the 6 workbooks get updated, I have to go the summary sheet and delete the previous information and select Data/Consolidation and click ok to retrieve the updated information. I do not want to create links to the 6 worksheets.

Is there a way around this?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.
 

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