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I have linked two excel worksheets together so whatever data I input into worksheet 1, will appear in the proper cells of worksheet 2. Next month, I will receive a new worksheet which will have a new source name.

How do I edit the new source name into worksheet 2 so that I don't have to copy+paste repeatedly for the entire sheet?

For example, currently the source name is:

"='C:\Users\Sue''s\Desktop\[DEXCOM_GSPM 0113.xls]GSPM'!$S$6:$S$8" 

The new worksheet will be named DEXCOM_GSPM 0213.

How I update this?

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Find/Replace (by Formula) will take care of this for you – mcalex Feb 16 '13 at 10:28
@mcalex worth an answer! – Peter L. Feb 16 '13 at 10:58
Find/Replace is good. I would also take a look at array formulas. – Pincopallino Feb 16 '13 at 11:04

To achieve what you want, do the following:

  1. Open your file in Excel - that one which has now ='C:\Users\Sue''s\Desktop[DEXCOM_GSPM 0113.xls]GSPM'!$S$6:$S$8 formula.
  2. Open Replace dialog via CTRL+H.
  3. Press >>Options and set up the options as on the screen (in case you want to correct formulas for the entire workbook - select Workbook for Within:):

Replace options

Now press Replace All and you're done.

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+1 - good explanation! – Peter Albert Feb 16 '13 at 21:10

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