Err.509 referencing cells in external excel book [closed]

asked 2014-05-29 07:28:00 +0100

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I have created a sheet that references cells from many external work books. On creation it displayed values as expected. On re-opening all values now read Err.509 Have read other possible answers to problem but none provide solution - Err.509 all the way. Surprisingly the column of Sums that sum the values across the row still displays the correct figure.

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2016-02-23 21:51:00.303745

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OK moving right along: When I create the reference it looks like this: ='file:///c:/users/andrew/documents/shinju 2014/treasurer/myob2014/murakami2014_050514.xlsx'#$'The sheet'.$C$4 I save the book Using XLSX format (I have to work with excel people) I now close the sheet. I re-open the sheet - old err.509 is back and this is what the cell now reads as the reference: =['file:///c:/users/andrew/documents/shinju 2014/treasurer/myob2014/murakami2014_050514.xlsx']'the sheet'!$c$4 So somewhere in the saving and re-opening phase we have acquired a set of square brackets, lost a # and $ and exchanged a . for a ! Result equals useless....

votedave gravatar imagevotedave ( 2014-05-29 07:48:58 +0100 )edit