Hyperlink to a specific spreadsheet cell

Is it possible to create a hyperlink to a specific cell in a spreadsheet like Google Sheets or Excel?
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Brandon LyonSenior Frontend DeveloperAsked:
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ecarboneCommented:
from within an Excel spreadsheet you can add a link to a specific cell in another spreadsheet. However, you'd want to make sure the location of the spreadsheet does not change otherwise the link will break.

To add the link:
1. Open the target spreadsheet.
2. Click one time on the target cell (to select it)
3. Press Control-C to copy it
4. Now open the Source Excel file
5. Click in a cell where you would like to place the link
6. Right-click on that cell and select 'Paste Link'

To convert that into a hyperlink:
1. After step 6 above, the cell should still be selected. Click in the formula bar and highlight everything in there. (For example it might look like this - =[File2.xlsx]Sheet1!$B$8
2. With everything highlighted in the formula bar, press Control-C (to copy it into your clipboard)
3. Important: press the ENTER key. (Do not click on another cell)
4. Now right-click on the cell that you just copied and select 'Hyperlink...' from the pop-up menu
5. In the address field, PASTE (press Control-V) the data you copied from step 2
6. Click OK

The value in the cell is now a link which references a specific field in another Excel spreadsheet.
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Brandon LyonSenior Frontend DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thank you
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Brandon LyonSenior Frontend DeveloperAuthor Commented:
In case anyone is curious, I found an answer for google sheets as well.
Right click on the cell you want a link to and scroll down to the menu option "get link to this cell".
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