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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.

Auto adding new sheet with specific name in current workbook with VBA code

Auto adding new sheet with specific name in a new workbook with Kutools for Excel

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Auto adding new sheet with specific name in current workbook with VBA code


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.


Auto adding new sheet with specific name in a new workbook with Kutools for Excel

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.

Notes:

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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    guest · 1 years ago
    Hi, this does not properly account for user clicking cancel. It still creates worksheet.
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      crystal · 1 years ago
      Hi
      The code has been updated with the problem solving. Please have a try and thanks for your comment.
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    Lowri · 1 years ago
    Hi, 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?

    Thanks
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      crystal · 1 years ago
      Good day,
      Please try the below VBA code. Hope it can help. Thanks for your comment.

      Sub CreateSheet()
      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"
      Exit Sub
      End If
      ActiveSheet.Copy after:=Sheets(Sheets.count)
      Set xNWS = Sheets(Sheets.count)
      xNWS.Name = xName
      End Sub
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        Lowri · 1 years ago
        Thank you for your reply crystal! I have it working now :)