Consolidating excel workbooks

24-Sep-2019 18:47

You can use Excel's Consolidate feature to consolidate your worksheets (located in one workbook or multiple workbooks) into one worksheet. If you check Create links to source data, Excel creates a link to your source data (your consolidated data will be updated if your source data changes) and creates an outline.

Below you can find the workbooks of three districts.

Power Query can be of great help when you want to combine multiple workbooks into one single workbook.

For example, suppose you have the sales data for different regions (East, West, North, and South).

To learn more about Templates, see: Create a template.

This is also an ideal time to set up your template with Excel tables.

Ask To Update Links = False End With For Each wb In folder.

Now, in this tutorial, I am covering three scenarios where you can combine the data from different workbooks using Power Query: The below technique would work when your Excel Tables has been structured the same way (same column names). Don’t worry if some of the Excel Tables have additional columns. On the Data tab, in the Data Tools group, click Consolidate. For example, cell B2 (in distric1.xlsx) cell B2 (in district2.xlsx) cell B2 (in district3.xlsx). Note: if you don't check Top row and Left column, Excel sums all cells that have the same position.For example, to consolidate data from worksheets named Sales (in cell B4), HR (in cell F5), and Marketing (in cell B9), in cell A2 of the master worksheet, you would enter the following: Tip: To enter a cell reference—such as Sales!B4—in a formula without typing, type the formula up to the point where you need the reference, then click the worksheet tab, and then click the cell.

Now, in this tutorial, I am covering three scenarios where you can combine the data from different workbooks using Power Query: The below technique would work when your Excel Tables has been structured the same way (same column names). Don’t worry if some of the Excel Tables have additional columns.

On the Data tab, in the Data Tools group, click Consolidate. For example, cell B2 (in distric1.xlsx) cell B2 (in district2.xlsx) cell B2 (in district3.xlsx).

Note: if you don't check Top row and Left column, Excel sums all cells that have the same position.

For example, to consolidate data from worksheets named Sales (in cell B4), HR (in cell F5), and Marketing (in cell B9), in cell A2 of the master worksheet, you would enter the following: Tip: To enter a cell reference—such as Sales!

B4—in a formula without typing, type the formula up to the point where you need the reference, then click the worksheet tab, and then click the cell.

You can combine this data from different workbooks into a single worksheet using Power Query.