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How to get the current sheet number of a workbook?

If you have multiple worksheets in your workbook, do you have any good ideas to get the current sheet number excepting to count them one by one? In this article, I will talk about an easy trick for you to return the active worksheet’s number as you need.

Get the current worksheet number of a workbook with VBA code


arrow blue right bubble Get the current worksheet number of a workbook with VBA code


With the following simple VBA code, you can quickly get the active worksheet number as you want, please do as follows:

1. Activate the worksheet which you want to return its index number.

2. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys, and it opens the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

3. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following code in the Module Window.

VBA code: Get the current sheet number

Sub GetActiveSheetIndex()
MsgBox ActiveSheet.Index
End Sub

4. Then press F5 key to run this code, and you will get the index number of current worksheet in a popping message box as following screenshot shown:

doc-get-current-sheet-number-1


Related articles:

How to quickly insert sheet names in cells in Excel?

How to count the number of sheets of a workbook?


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