The add-in helps you copy data from across these reports into one master worksheet.Data Consolidation allows you to gather together your data from separate worksheets into a master worksheet.For our data we want to add up the values so we’ll set the Function to Sum.Click in the Reference area and select the first data range to consolidate – to do this you will need to click the Sheet tab i.e.Here we look at: NOTE: The following processes will work in Excel versions: 2007, 2010, 20.
Top Tip: You can name your ranges before you start the Consolidation process. Manual updates: You’ll immediately notice a change to the Excel worksheet that you may never have seen before.If you name each range then, when you create the consolidation, place your cursor in the Reference field, press F3 and then choose the range from the list in the Paste Name dialog. You will see grouping tools down the left of the screen which you can use to display and hide the data. This signifies that cells are part of a group that is currently collapsed.To indicate where the labels are located in the source ranges, select the check boxes under Use labels in: either the Top row, the Left column, or both. Clicking on the plus sign will expand the group and there is a line connecting these rows to the left: You’ll find that the second column (Column C) of data shows the name of the workbook (Core Excel Level 2) that contains the data.Say, you have a series of workbooks and each contains a regional sales report.These reports are broken down into worksheets by product categories – so, tabs across regional reports have identical names.