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I have the following formula/array:

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Now this works perfectly fine, but I am wondering if it is possible to replace 2013-004 so that it reads the text from a cell on that sheet to complete the file name.

Example:

A
B

1
2013-004
='fake folder location[2013-004.xlsx]MgmtRpt'!$A$4

I want to replace the 2013-004 in B1 with text from A1. I have tried multiple methods but it just always assumes it is part of the file name or breaks the formula.

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