How to add new sheet with specific name in Excel?
Sometimes, you want to create a new sheet and automatically name it with a specific name in Excel. In this article, we will show you two methods of adding new sheet with specific name in current workbook, as well as creating a worksheet with specific name in a new workbook in Excel.
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You can add a new sheet with certain name at the end of current workbook with following VBA code.
1. Press Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, click Insert > Module.
3. Copy and paste below VBA code into the Module window.
VBA code: add new sheet with specific name at the end of current workbook
Sub CreateSheet() 'Updated by ExtendOffice 20181009 Dim xName As String Dim xSht As Object On Error Resume Next xName = InputBox("Please enter a name for this new sheet ", "Kutools for Excel") If xName = "" Then Exit Sub Set xSht = Sheets(xName) If Not xSht Is Nothing Then MsgBox "Sheet cannot be created as there is already a worksheet with the same name in this workbook" Exit Sub End If Sheets.Add(, Sheets(Sheets.count)).Name = xName End Sub
4. Press F5 key to run the code. In the popping up Kutools for Excel dialog box, please enter a name for this sheet, and then click the OK button. See screenshot:
Then a new worksheet is created with specific name and located at the end of current workbook.
In this section, we will introduce the Create Sequence Worksheets utility of Kutools for Excel. With this utility, you can easily add new sheet with specific name in a new workbook.
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1. For adding new sheet with specific name, you need to type this name into a cell in advance. And then click Enterprise > Worksheet > Create Sequence Worksheets. See screenshot:
2. In the Create Sequence Worksheets dialog box, select Blank worksheet in the Base Worksheet drop-down list, select Datain a range option, and specify the cell that contains the certain worksheet name, and finally click the OK button. See screenshot:
Then a new worksheet with this specific name from a cell is created in a new workbook immediately.
1. If you want to create multiple new sheets with specific names at the same time, please enter these names in cells one by one, and then select these cells in the Data in a range box.
2. You can also create sequence worksheets from a series numbers or a custom list with this Create Sequence Worksheets utility. See screenshot:
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To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 10 months agoHi, I'm quite new to VBA, the above code works great for adding a new spreadsheet and renaming it, however I would then like it to automatically copy and paste the contents on my 'template' sheet into the new sheet? Can anybody help please?
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 9 months agoGood day,
Please try the below VBA code. Hope it can help. Thanks for your comment.
Dim xName As String
Dim xSht As Object
Dim xNWS As Worksheet
On Error Resume Next
xName = Application.InputBox("Please enter a name for this new sheet ", "Kutools for Excel")
If xName = "" Then Exit Sub
Set xSht = Sheets(xName)
If Not xSht Is Nothing Then
MsgBox "Sheet cannot be created as there is already a worksheet with the same name in this workbook"
Set xNWS = Sheets(Sheets.count)
xNWS.Name = xName