Using cell content for reference

Tegalaja

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Hi guys,
I am making an excel file as a compilation file from other excel files. However i have no clue as how to make this work.

In column A, i have a list of store names which is also happen to be the file names for each store sales record

In column B i intend to "read" the name for each store name in column A, cell D10 (which is uniform in each store files).

When i copy to next row, a window pops up which i must choose individual files. This defeats the purpose of copying the formulas. I did it once using openoffice but turnsout i havent found a way in ms excel.

How do i solve this issue? I am not familiar with macro fyi. Thank you in advance.
 

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What is the fastest way to copy a formula?
If A2:A50000 contain data. Enter a formula in B2. Select B2. Double-click the Fill Handle and Excel will shoot the formula down to B50000.

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