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How do I update en Excel formula to include the woksheet name?

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I have the below formula that returns the value on cell A1 before any spaces. The below formula does the following,

IFERROR(LEFT(A1,FIND(" ",A1)-1),A1)

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If A1 is equal to "Retail Values" the formula returns "Retail". How can I update the formula so that it looks for A1 in Sheet 2?
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Try this.

IFERROR(LEFT(Sheet2!A1,FIND(" ",Sheet2!A1)-1),Sheet2!A1)
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Thank you.
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