Reference to a specific sheet in Excel

Is there a way to reference some sheet in Excel, giving its name in a Cell ?
For example, I have sheets named January, March, April etc...
I have a final sheet named, says 2015
I how I can refer cell A1 of March with March!A1
But can I put the string March in a cell of sheet 2015, says A1 and have in A2 the value of cell named by combining A1, !, and A1 or similar ?
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Missus Miss_SellaneusCommented:
"But can I put the string March in a cell of sheet 2015, says A1 and have in A2 the value of cell named by combining A1, !, and A1 or similar ? "

Could you try to explain that a little clearer with an example perhaps?
Roy CoxGroup Finance ManagerCommented:
Not really sure what you mean. Do you mean summarise A1 for each monthly sheet? If so look at this

Summarise data
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
You need to use this formula...


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Assuming A1 has the sheet name and a2 has the cell reference which you want to pick up..

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Saurabh is correct. If your sheet name happens to have spaces or other non-kosher characters, you'll need to use single quotes around the sheet name in your formula, e.g.


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that (doublequote singlequote doublequote & a1 & doublequote singlequote !
LeTayAuthor Commented:
In fact I need a little bit more
I need to have in the 2015 sheet the SUM of a column of the other sheet for which the name is in a cell of 2015
Is this still possible ?
Or other functions than just SUM ?
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
Yes you can do this by...


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This will give you sum of sheet name which you entered in a1 and range which you entered in a2...

LeTayAuthor Commented:
Trying that ...
LeTayAuthor Commented:
Well, my final goal is still a little bit more complex
The referenced sheet contains in fact two columns A and B
A contains a letter like a,b,... and B a number
The result in 2015 sheet should be the sum of B number for which A contains, for example 'c' ...
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:

Can you post a sample workbook of yours as it will be easy to provide a solution for you post looking at what you looking for..

LeTayAuthor Commented:
Here it is
Cell C1 of sheet 2015 should contain 7 which is the sum of column B of February sheet that has column A = c
LeTayAuthor Commented:
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
I'm assuming this is what you are looking for..

LeTayAuthor Commented:
Hum, i still have a small question : name of sheet referenced contain spaces ...
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
You need to add single quotes like thomas posted..enclosed your workbook with revised example with space..


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