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Nov 15, 2007

I have 8 different workbooks which is 100% similar. Only values registred on each sheet is different. the format and rows/columns are the same.

The sheets is something that changes, when I want to improve layout etc.
I have one Template book where I do the changes and try to export this to the other books (call it upgrades). For macro moduls it works nice, just replace.

The problem is the sheets. When I have changed a sheet, replace it, it would not adopt values from the other sheets.

Ex. In sheet 2 I have named the cell 'B60' for U_KU in the new sheet 1 I expect at using =U_KU in cell I7 would adopt the values from B60 in sheet 2. But nope.

I can see that there is an link to the template workbook in edit ->linkage. Would this cause problem?

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