sheet names in formulas

bds

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I have a page in a workbook on which I've developed a number of formulas. I have other workbooks I am copying that sheet to. Both the source and destination workbook have worksheet named "main". The formulas being copied are on another sheet named "analysis". The formulas include references to the sheet "main" and then cell references. When I copy the worksheet, the formula has changed in the copy so that it now gives the source workbook name and then the sheet name (main). That means the formulas is working on the data in my original workbook instead of the new workbook. How do I correct this problem? (I am using Excel 2002 and am newer at this than I'd like to be...)
 

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tactps

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Another way would be to let it link to the old one, then change the link from the Edit Menu.

A third alternative is to use Find and Replace to change the formulas
 

bds

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Thanks for all the ideas. I'm going to use the edit link - that seems too work. I appreciate the responses.
 

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