What is it:
If you have multiple work sheets in your excel workbook and you want to create a Summary page with totals from all the individual work sheets then you can use the below excel formula or excel shortcut to do the same.
For Eg: Your Excel workbook has 5 worksheets like Shope1, Shope2, Shope3……Shope5 and each sheet has Total Sales value in cell A11, now you want to create a Summary sheet with sum total of all shopes cell in A11. The one way of doing the same is go to Summary Sheet and use the below excel formula
The above excel formula is not all practical if you have 100s of sheets in your workbook and with entirely different names. That’s when the below formula is helpful.
How to: Excel Formula to Sum Cell Values from Multiple Worksheets
Case 1. If all the sheets are in sequential order then go to the Summary Sheet or the sheet were you want the Sum total of all the sheets and enter the below excel formula:
Case 2. If suppose sheets are not in sequential order or sheet names are entirely different then insert a sheet named First before all the individual sheets and another Sheet named Last at the end of all the individual sheets. Then go to Summary Sheet and enter the below excel formula: