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# How to Pull Data from Another Sheet in Google Sheets

Pulling Data from another sheet in Google Sheets is a very simple process. This tutorial will walk through the steps to pull data from other sheets in Google Sheets

## Setting up the Data

For this Example, we will use two Sheets. Sheet 1- cell A2 will be the formula cell. Sheet 2 will be the reference Sheet where we will pull the data from. In Column A of Sheet 2, enter some test data to reference in our formula

Figure 1 – Sheets 1 an 2 Data Setup

## Applying the formula Single Cell

Now that we have our data setup, the next step is to enter our formula in cell A1 of Sheet 1

Formula Syntax: `=‘Sheet Name’!Cell`

• In cell A1 of Sheet 1, enter this formula =’Sheet2’!A1

Figure 2 – Applying the Formula in a Single Cell

We can see in this example that by entering the referencing  Sheets name in this format ‘Sheet Name!’, the formula pulled the data associated with Sheet 2 into Sheet 1.

## Applying the formula to a Range

Now that we know how to apply the formula to a single cell, we can use the same concept to apply to a range of data. Not only will we apply this formula into a range of data, but we will illustrate how we can nest this formula inside others in order to reference other sheets in any formula

• In Column B of Sheet 2, enter some numeric data
• In cell B7 of Sheet 2, enter this formula =sum(B1:B6)
• In cell A3 of Sheet 1, enter this formula = sum(‘Sheet 2’!B1:B6)

Figure 3 – Applying the Formula to a Range

We can see in this example the formula in Sheet 1, cell A2 sums the data in range B1:B6 of Sheet 2 to match the sum result in Sheet 2, cell B7. This same concept can be applied for any Excel formula

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