Sum the same cell in all worksheets

helpexcel

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Hi is there a way besides using .Formula to say sum all the B6's on the worksheets in a workbook expect for sheet1, and put the results in B6 on sheet1?
 
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tyija1995

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Hey,

Say if you had all your sheet names on sheet1 (excluding sheet1 itself) then you can use:

=SUMPRODUCT((SUM(INDIRECT(A1:A2&"!B6"))))

Where A1:A2 contain the other sheet names (Sheet2 & Sheet3) in this small example.

Are there many sheets? You might want to use VBA to generate the sheetnames on to sheet1 if there are.

EDIT: Use something like this to get the sheet names if there are too many to manually write:
Code:
Sub SheetNames()
    Dim nSheets As Long
    Dim i As Long
    nSheets = ActiveWorkbook.Sheets.Count - 1
    Sheets("Sheet1").Activate
    For i = 1 To nSheets
        Cells(i, 1).Value = Sheets(i + 1).Name
    Next i
    
End Sub
This pastes the sheet names (except sheet1) in to column A of sheet1 (Make sure that column A is empty otherwise it will be overwritten!)
 
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Eric W

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If you're looking for VBA:

Code:
    MyTotal = 0
    For Each ws In Worksheets
        If ws.Name <> "Sheet1" Then MyTotal = MyTotal + ws.Range("B6")
    Next ws
    Sheets("Sheet1").Range("B6") = MyTotal
Or you could use a formula:

=SUM(Sheet2:Sheet3!B6)
 
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tyija1995

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Or you could use a formula:

=SUM(Sheet2:Sheet3!B6)
I didn't know you could do that cross-worksheet SUM!! I've took note of that for future use, learn something new everyday :)
 

helpexcel

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@Eric W that code worked great, thanks! I updated it to include NxtRow so that it will continue to sum as data is added.


Code:
With Sheet1
NxtRw = .Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row + 1
End With

MyTotal = 0    For Each ws In Worksheets
        If ws.Name <> "Sheet1" Then MyTotal = MyTotal + ws.Range("B" & NxtRw)
    Next ws
    Sheet1.Range("B" & NxtRw) = MyTotal
 

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