I have one Excel file on the server where I store "basis" data. Now I want to use this data in another excel file also located on the server in the following way:
In Excel file A I want to have a listing in the range A1:A10. Currently I did the following:
I used the data validation and there the Listing and a named range which I located on a second hidden sheet in the same file. The named range in the hidden sheet I populated with data via a link to the range in the other excel file...it works but seems complicated.
Is there a way to link the named range in the "basic" file directly into the data validation listing of the other excel file? For my understanding it should be possible but I don't know how the link should look like and what more I have to consider that the data exchange will happen in the background between the two excel files without that the "user" will feel and see it?