Retrieving Values from another Excel Workbook Using Text References


Listed in column A are the path, file name, sheet name, and cell reference for a range containing pairs of numbers and letters.
We want to lookup each of the numbers in column C in the range specified in column A and retrieve the matching letters.


To retrieve the values listed in column C in the range specified in column A, use the VLOOKUP and INDIRECT function as shown in the following formula:

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