Display column name in reference

lambchowder

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Hi, I'd like to know if there's a formula concatenation I could use that, when I reference one of a columns cells elsewhere on a sheet, will tell me the name of the column it came from if I assign that column a name. I don't know anything about VBA but if that's the only way I'll try to figure it out. Excel 2013

If a8 said 55 under a column called Qtr 4 then a reference to A8 would show 55 (Qtr4)

I could always simply use an absolute reference for the beginning of the column but if there's a faster way where I could do these on the fly I'd prefer that
 

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Hi, I'd like to know if there's a formula concatenation I could use that, when I reference one of a columns cells elsewhere on a sheet, will tell me the name of the column it came from if I assign that column a name. I don't know anything about VBA but if that's the only way I'll try to figure it out. Excel 2013

If a8 said 55 under a column called Qtr 4 then a reference to A8 would show 55 (Qtr4)

I could always simply use an absolute reference for the beginning of the column but if there's a faster way where I could do these on the fly I'd prefer that

Hello and welcome.
Is the whole column name "Q4"- Named Range or the heading?
 
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