And then, run the Consolidate Worksheets Wizard, and select the option Copy data only for the matching columns in my first table in the list.As the result, the Consolidate Worksheets Wizard will find identically named columns in other sheets that you've selected and copy data only from those columns.
In this case, you may want to employ one of the following techniques to automate the merge.Overall, there are four ways to merge Excel worksheets into one without copying and pasting: Upon reading the title of this section, some of you may be confused.When discussing the Excel Consolidate feature, we pointed out that it cannot combine sheets by simply copying their data.Right, the build-in Excel consolidation option cannot do this, but Ablebits Consolidate Worksheet Wizard can :) Supposing you have a few spreadsheets which contain some information about different products, and now you need to merge these sheets into one summary worksheet, like this: Assuming that you have the Consolidate Worksheets Wizard installed, the following five simple steps is all it takes to merge Excel sheets into one.I hope you will find the information in this short tutorial helpful.
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As the result, your Excel worksheets will be merged as demonstrated in the following screenshot. Merge certain columns from multiple sheets If you have really large sheets with tons of different columns, you may want to merge only the most important ones to a summary table.
A quick solution is to make a copy of one of the sheets and delete all irrelevant columns keeping only those you want to merge.
The tutorial covers two most common scenarios: consolidating numeric data (sum, count, average, etc.) and merging sheets (i.e. The quickest way to consolidate data in Excel (located in one workbook or multiple workbooks) is by using the built-in Excel Consolidate feature. Supposing you have a number of reports from your company regional offices and you want to consolidate those figures into a master worksheet so that you have one summary report with sales totals of all the products.
As you see in the screenshot below, the three worksheets to be consolidated have a similar data structure, but different numbers of rows and columns: To consolidate the data in a single worksheet, perform the following steps: As you see, the Excel Consolidate feature is very helpful to pull together data from several worksheets. In particular, it works for numeric values only and it always summarizes those numbers in one way or another (sum, count, average, etc.) If you want to merge sheets in Excel by copying their data, the consolidation option is not the way to go.
The following tutorial explains the common uses in detail: Combine data from multiple data sources (Power Query).