Skip to main content

How to get current workbook name in Excel?

While using Microsoft Excel, you may require to get the workbook name for some purpose and insert the file name into a cell. In this article, we are going to show you methods of getting current workbook name in Excel with details.

Get current workbook name with User-defined function
Easily get current workbook name with Kutools for Excel


Get current workbook name with User-defined function

You can get current workbook name with the User-defined function as follows.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic Application window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic Application window, click Insert > Module.

3. Copy following code into the Module window.

VBA code: Get workbook name

Function GetBook() As String
	GetBook = ActiveWorkbook.Name
End Function

4. Press Alt + Q keys to close the Microsoft Visual Basic Application window and return to the workbook.

5. Select a blank cell, type =GetBook() into the cell, then press the Enter key. You can see the workbook name is populated on the selected cell.


Easily get current workbook name with Kutools for Excel

With the Insert Workbook Information utility of Kutools for Excel, you can easily get the workbook name by inserting the workbook name into selected cell, page header or footer. Please do as follows.

Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.

1. Click Kutools Plus > Workbook > Insert Workbook Information. See screenshot:

2. In the Insert Workbook Information dialog box, select Workbook name option in the Information section, and select the Range option to select a cell where you want to put the result in the Insert at section, and then click the OK button. See screenshot:

Now the workbook name is inserted into the selected cell immediately.

Note: You can also insert the workbook name into the header or footer as you need.

  If you want to have a free trial (30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

Best Office Productivity Tools

🤖 Kutools AI Aide: Revolutionize data analysis based on: Intelligent Execution   |  Generate Code  |  Create Custom Formulas  |  Analyze Data and Generate Charts  |  Invoke Kutools Functions
Popular Features: Find, Highlight or Identify Duplicates   |  Delete Blank Rows   |  Combine Columns or Cells without Losing Data   |   Round without Formula ...
Super Lookup: Multiple Criteria VLookup    Multiple Value VLookup  |   VLookup Across Multiple Sheets   |   Fuzzy Lookup ....
Advanced Drop-down List: Quickly Create Drop Down List   |  Dependent Drop Down List   |  Multi-select Drop Down List ....
Column Manager: Add a Specific Number of Columns  |  Move Columns  |  Toggle Visibility Status of Hidden Columns  |  Compare Ranges & Columns ...
Featured Features: Grid Focus   |  Design View   |   Big Formula Bar    Workbook & Sheet Manager   |  Resource Library (Auto Text)   |  Date Picker   |  Combine Worksheets   |  Encrypt/Decrypt Cells    Send Emails by List   |  Super Filter   |   Special Filter (filter bold/italic/strikethrough...) ...
Top 15 Toolsets12 Text Tools (Add Text, Remove Characters, ...)   |   50+ Chart Types (Gantt Chart, ...)   |   40+ Practical Formulas (Calculate age based on birthday, ...)   |   19 Insertion Tools (Insert QR Code, Insert Picture from Path, ...)   |   12 Conversion Tools (Numbers to Words, Currency Conversion, ...)   |   7 Merge & Split Tools (Advanced Combine Rows, Split Cells, ...)   |   ... and more

Supercharge Your Excel Skills with Kutools for Excel, and Experience Efficiency Like Never Before. Kutools for Excel Offers Over 300 Advanced Features to Boost Productivity and Save Time.  Click Here to Get The Feature You Need The Most...

Description


Office Tab Brings Tabbed interface to Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier

  • Enable tabbed editing and reading in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Visio and Project.
  • Open and create multiple documents in new tabs of the same window, rather than in new windows.
  • Increases your productivity by 50%, and reduces hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day!
Comments (2)
No ratings yet. Be the first to rate!
This comment was minimized by the moderator on the site
is there any other method? I need to open an excel in any computer, despite the name the user gives to it. Is there any way?
This comment was minimized by the moderator on the site
cual es el botón otro?
There are no comments posted here yet
Please leave your comments in English
Posting as Guest
×
Rate this post:
0   Characters
Suggested Locations