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.
The Consolidate Worksheets Wizard provides 2 special options to handle the following scenarios. Merge Excel sheets with a different order of columns When you are combining the sheets created by different users, the order of columns is often different.
Common methods to consolidate in Excel include consolidating by position, by category, by formula or by using Excel’s Pivot Table feature.
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.In addition to creating a workbook template, you can add a worksheet based on a worksheet template to your workbook by using the Insert dialog box.The Spreadsheet Solutions tab contains a set of useful templates for a variety of financial and personal tasks.For example, you might have established a design for your monthly sales-tracking workbook.When you have settled on a design for your workbooks, you can save one of the workbooks as a template for similar workbooks you will create in the future.