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INDIRECT: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use INDIRECT in Google Sheets?

There are a few ways to use INDIRECT in Google Sheets. You can use it to create a reference to a cell or range of cells, to return the contents of a cell, or to calculate a value based on the contents of a cell. To create a reference to a cell or range of cells, use the following syntax: =INDIRECT("cell_reference") To return the contents of a cell, use the following syntax: =INDIRECT("cell_reference").value To calculate a value based on the contents of a cell, use the following syntax: =INDIRECT("cell_reference").formula

What is the syntax of INDIRECT in Google Sheets?

The syntax of INDIRECT in Google Sheets is as follows:

=INDIRECT("A1")

This will return the value in A1.

What is an example of how to use INDIRECT in Google Sheets?

One way to use INDIRECT in Google Sheets is to create a dynamic named range. For example, you can create a named range called "Sales" that is based on the value in a cell. To do this, you can use the INDIRECT function to create a reference to the cell that contains the value you want to use for the named range. For example, the following formula creates a named range called "Sales" that is based on the value in cell A2:

=INDIRECT("A2")

When should you not use INDIRECT in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you should not use INDIRECT in Google Sheets. One is when you are trying to create a formula that references a specific cell. If you use the INDIRECT function in this instance, Google Sheets will return an error. Another time you should not use the INDIRECT function is when you are trying to create a formula that references a range of cells. If you use the INDIRECT function in this instance, Google Sheets will return a #VALUE! error.

What are some similar formulae to INDIRECT in Google Sheets?

There are a few similar formulae to INDIRECT in Google Sheets. The first is called "INDIRECT," and it allows you to refer to a cell by its name rather than its address. This can be useful when you want to create a formula that depends on the value of another cell. The "REF" function is similar to INDIRECT, but it only allows you to reference a single cell. The "HYPERLINK" function allows you to create hyperlinks in your spreadsheet cells.

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