# Microsoft Excel 2016 - Linking Worksheets and Workbooks

This guide will show you how to link formulas between different worksheets and workbooks.

The formulas used in linking worksheets are very similar to the formulas used in regular worksheets. The main difference are just a few clicks.

### Linking Worksheets

- Select the cell in which the formula will go.
- Select the sheet which should have a cell entered into the formula by
**left-clicking**the sheet on the bottom part of the Excel window and enter the formula sign**=**. - Select the cell to be added to for the formula by
**left-clicking**the cell. - Repeat steps 2-3 for as many cells as needed.

### Linking Workbooks

- Open up the second workbook by selecting
**File > Open**and navigating to the file or by selecting**File > New**. - Select the cell from either workbook or worksheet where the formula should be entered. Enter the formula sign
**=**. - Select the cell to be added to the formula by
**left-clicking**the cell. - Repeat step 3 as many times as needed.

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