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How to Link Cell to Worksheet in Excel – Excelchat

We can quickly navigate to different worksheets of the same workbook by linking worksheets with specific cells of a sheet. To link a cell to a worksheet we add a hyperlink between the content of a cell to the cell reference of another worksheet. In this way, we quickly jump to the relevant worksheet by clicking on the hyperlink.

Figure 1. How to Link Cells to Other Worksheets

By Inserting the Hyperlink

We link cells to cell references of different worksheets of the same workbook by inserting the hyperlink. Suppose we have a list of content of various types of art gallery items in one sheet (List of content) and we want to link cell of each content (Type of Art Work) to navigate easily to its relevant worksheet in the same workbook.

Figure 2. Link to Another Sheet

Do the followings to add the hyperlink in a cell;

  • Select the cell where we need to insert the hyperlink
  • Right-click inside the cell and select Hyperlink option

Figure 3. Selecting Hyperlink Option

  • On the left side of the Insert Hyperlink dialog window, select the “Place in This Document” option.
  • Type the cell reference of the targeted worksheet
  • Select the worksheet to link from the document list
  • Press OK button

Figure 4. Insert Hyperlink

  • Excel inserts a hyperlink in the cell to link with another worksheet. We repeat this process for other cells to insert hyperlinks, linking spreadsheets.

Figure 5. Linking Worksheets

By Using Hyperlink Function

We can also use the Hyperlink function to link a cell to another worksheet of the same workbook. Follow the below steps to insert the hyperlink in a cell.

  • Insert the Hyperlink function in a cell.
  • Add the cell reference of the specific cell of another worksheet in the link_location argument and optionally a text to display in the cell in the friendly_name argument to navigate to another worksheet.

Figure 6. Using Hyperlink Function

  • Apply the Hyperlink function in the cells in the same fashion linking worksheets wherever applicable.

Figure 7. Linking Cells

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