INDIRECT formula cell reference

rlexcel101

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Hi I am having trouble referencing the cell in below formula vs. text.



=SUMPRODUCT(SUMIF(INDIRECT(""&data&"!"&"A6:A6"),$B12,INDIRECT(""&data&""!"&"D6:D6")))

data represents the line for sum values and name range of sheets (D6)..A6 is lookup on sheets and B12 is criteria.

The formula works but I have to go through ad manually change text vs dragging
 
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AlanY

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this is an example to combine indirect() and offset(), see if you can adopt it for your problem

<b></b><table cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";background-color: rgb(255,255,255);border: 1px solid;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: rgb(187,187,187)"><colgroup><col width="25px" style="background-color: rgb(218,231,245)" /><col /><col /><col /></colgroup><thead><tr style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);text-align: center;color: rgb(22,17,32)"><th></th><th>A</th><th>B</th><th>C</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">1</td><td style="text-align: right;background-color: #E2EFDA;;">5</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td><td style=";">Sheet2</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">2</td><td style="text-align: right;;">10</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td></tr><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">3</td><td style="text-align: right;;">15</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td></tr><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">4</td><td style="text-align: right;;">20</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td></tr><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">5</td><td style="text-align: right;;">25</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td></tr></tbody></table><p style="width:4.8em;font-weight:bold;margin:0;padding:0.2em 0.6em 0.2em 0.5em;border: 1px solid rgb(187,187,187);border-top:none;text-align: center;background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">Sheet1</p><br /><br /><table width="85%" cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";border: 2px solid black;border-collapse:collapse;padding: 0.4em;background-color: rgb(255,255,255)" ><tr><td style="padding:6px" ><b>Worksheet Formulas</b><table cellpadding="2.5px" width="100%" rules="all" style="border: 1px solid;text-align:center;background-color: rgb(255,255,255);border-collapse: collapse; border-color: rgb(187,187,187)"><thead><tr style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)"><th width="10px">Cell</th><th style="text-align:left;padding-left:5px;">Formula</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">A1</th><td style="text-align:left">=SUM(<font color="Blue">OFFSET(<font color="Red">INDIRECT(<font color="Green">$C$1&"!$A$1"</font>),ROW(<font color="Green">A1</font>)-ROW(<font color="Green">$A$1</font>),0,1,5</font>)</font>)</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></table><br />

<b></b><table cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";background-color: rgb(255,255,255);border: 1px solid;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: rgb(187,187,187)"><colgroup><col width="25px" style="background-color: rgb(218,231,245)" /><col /><col /><col /><col /><col /></colgroup><thead><tr style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);text-align: center;color: rgb(22,17,32)"><th></th><th>A</th><th>B</th><th>C</th><th>D</th><th>E</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">1</td><td style="text-align: right;;">1</td><td style="text-align: right;;">1</td><td style="text-align: right;;">1</td><td style="text-align: right;;">1</td><td style="text-align: right;;">1</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">2</td><td style="text-align: right;;">2</td><td style="text-align: right;;">2</td><td style="text-align: right;;">2</td><td style="text-align: right;;">2</td><td style="text-align: right;;">2</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">3</td><td style="text-align: right;;">3</td><td style="text-align: right;;">3</td><td style="text-align: right;;">3</td><td style="text-align: right;;">3</td><td style="text-align: right;;">3</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">4</td><td style="text-align: right;;">4</td><td style="text-align: right;;">4</td><td style="text-align: right;;">4</td><td style="text-align: right;;">4</td><td style="text-align: right;;">4</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">5</td><td style="text-align: right;;">5</td><td style="text-align: right;;">5</td><td style="text-align: right;;">5</td><td style="text-align: right;;">5</td><td style="text-align: right;;">5</td></tr></tbody></table><p style="width:4.8em;font-weight:bold;margin:0;padding:0.2em 0.6em 0.2em 0.5em;border: 1px solid rgb(187,187,187);border-top:none;text-align: center;background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">Sheet2</p><br /><br />
 

rlexcel101

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I have the formula which works in pulling correct values I just have my reference as texts and trying to use a cell reference so I can drag formula
 

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What do you want the formula below the original one to be doing if you drag it down one cell? Using A6:A7, A7:A7, something else?
 

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Maybe this one which does A6:A6, A6:A7 etc as you drag:

=SUMPRODUCT(SUMIF(INDIRECT("'"&data&"'!A6:A"&ROWS($A$6:A6)+5),$B12,INDIRECT("'"&data&"'!D6:D"&ROWS($A$6:A6)+5)))
 

rlexcel101

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Maybe this one which does A6:A6, A6:A7 etc as you drag:

=SUMPRODUCT(SUMIF(INDIRECT("'"&data&"'!A6:A"&ROWS($A$6:A6)+5),$B12,INDIRECT("'"&data&"'!D6:D"&ROWS($A$6:A6)+5)))
thanks

I inputted this formula and pulls but it’s still not dragging.

So D6 is basically one month but if I drag it stays as D6 when I need E6
 

rlexcel101

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Still struggling trying to get “D6:D6” to reference as cells and drag across vs as text

Would really appreciate the help!
 

steve the fish

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You need to be answering the question in post 6. I presume you are dragging right. So what is the formula you want in the cell next to the original to be? Put it here in exactly the same way as you did for the original formula but the cell to the right. I would need to know what needs to change from cell to cell.
 

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