Step 3: On the Data ribbons select Data Tools and then Consolidate.
Step 4: Select the method of consolidation (in our example it’s Sum).
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Fortunately, Excel includes a feature that allows you to do this very process—the Consolidate tool. Select ' copy cells selected in the new sheet on last line Selection. This tip (3005) applies to Microsoft Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. Name = "Combined"' copy headings assuming they are the same on all Worksheets Worksheets(2).
The Consolidate tool allows you to combine worksheets where data is defined by position or by category. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Excel (Excel 2007 and later) here: Condensing Multiple Worksheets Into One.
I got a call from a friend who wanted to combine multiple Excel files into one Excel workbook.
He had a lot of files in a folder and he wanted to get all the worksheets from all the workbooks into one single workbook.
Common methods to consolidate in Excel include consolidating by position, by category, by formula or by using Excel’s Pivot Table feature.
The file I’m working with, which you can download here or at the end of this post, is for a fake used car dealership that sells the Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix and Toyota Camry.
There are 30 employees and three separate worksheets (one for January, February and March), each containing the total cars sold that month per employee, per car. The best way to learn is to practice yourself, so click the link below to download the Excel 2010 workbook used to show the methods described in this post.
Here is the code that can combine multiple Excel workbooks in a specified folder into a single Excel workbook: Dir returns the first file name that matches pathname.
To get any additional file names that match pathname, call Dir again with no arguments.