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Microsoft Excel 2010 In Depth by Bill Jelen

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16. Connecting Worksheets, Workbooks, and External Data

In Chapters 10, “Understanding Formulas,” and 11, “Using Everyday Functions: Math, Date and Time, and Text Functions,” you learned how to set up formulas that calculate based on values within one worksheet. You can also easily connect a worksheet to several other worksheets or connect various workbooks. Excel 2010 offers easier-than-ever ways to connect a worksheet to data from the Web, data from text files, or data from databases such as Access.

In this chapter, you learn how to do the following:

• Connect two worksheets

• Connect two workbooks

• Manage links between workbooks

• Connect to Web data

• Connect to text data

• Connect to Access data

• Manage connections

Connecting Two Worksheets ...

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