Consolidating excel files into one
Step 2: Start a new query in SQL View Step 3: In SQL View, start typing Select statements for all the linked Excel tables, using the Union operator between each select statement. The result will be a single dataset containing the combined data from all the linked files.As long as the linked Excel files are in the same location, Access will automatically refresh the links for data changes each time you open the database.This master worksheet might also contain sales totals and averages, current inventory levels, and highest selling products for the entire enterprise.Tip: If you frequently consolidate data, it might help to base your worksheets on a worksheet template that uses a consistent layout.I was wondering how to tabulate large amount of information gathered through surveys.
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Explain your problem clearly - if the issue is to do with data in a worksheet or formatting, consider attaching a copy of that worksheet that contains sample data only.
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Final Result: Thank you very much.a newbie in excel..i dont understand what you mean by sheet1 and sheet2? It would be great if u could explain the steps in bit more detail, step by step...sorry im a complete beginner at this.again I greatly appreciate ur help Indy - Sheet1 and Sheet2 are just two "tabs" within the same workbook.
When you consolidate data, you are assembling data so that you can more easily update and aggregate as needed.