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Apr 22, 2009

I have a Workbook(wb1) that pulls information based off of IF(and( and vlookups from multiple other workbooks(wb2 thru wb12). Is there a way the member typing in wb2 - wb12 able to change the Tab name one each sheet? Since the formulas i use use the tab name on the sheets for referencing. I'm hoping to do the example with out any user input.

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I've only noticed this when I'm trying to replace on a filtered list, so I'm not sure if that is part of the issue.

Perhaps an alternative way of arriving at the same goal. Basically I have a worksheet with a number of filtered columns. They are filtered just right, using custom filtering, and so I do not want to undo the filters. In some columns I have formulas that are returning #VALUE! errors. I'd like to replace all of these cells with NA.

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