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How to open a specific worksheet by the selected value of a Combo Box in Excel?

Supposing you have a Combo Box which contains all sheet names of current workbook as below screenshot shown. And now, you want to open a specific worksheet when selecting the corresponding sheet name in a Combo Box. How to achieve it? The method in this article can help you.

Open a specific worksheet by the selected value of a Combo Box with VBA code


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The below VBA code can help you to go to a specific worksheet based on the Combo Box selection in Excel. Please do as follows.

Note: If the Combo Box does not contain any sheet name in your worksheet, please follow the below tip to quickly add all sheet names to that Combo Box. And if there is already a Combo Box containing all sheet names, please shift to the step 1 directly.

Tip: Insert a Command Button 1 in your worksheet, right click it and select View Code from the right clicking menu. Then copy and paste the below VBA code into the Code window, and press the Alt + Q keys to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Application window. Click the inserted Command Button, then all sheet names of current workbook will be added into the ComboBox1 automatically.

VBA code: Easily add all sheet names into a Combo Box

Private Sub CommandButton1_Click()
    Me.ComboBox1.Clear
    Dim strWs As String
    Dim i As Integer
    
    For i = 1 To ThisWorkbook.Sheets.Count
        Me.ComboBox1.AddItem Sheets(i).Name
    Next

End Sub

If there is already a Combo Box containing all sheet names, please do as follow.

1. Turn on the Design Mode under the Developer tab.

2. Right click the combo box with sheet names, then click View Code from the right-clicking menu.

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3. Then the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window pops up, please replace the original VBA code in the Code window with the below VBA code.

VBA code: Open a specific worksheet by selected value of Combo Box

Private Sub ComboBox1_Change()
    Dim actWsh As String
    actWsh = ComboBox1.Text
    Worksheets(actWsh).Select
    
End Sub

Note: in the code, ComboBox1 is the name of the combo box which contains the sheet names.

4. Press the Alt + Q keys to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, and turn off the Design Mode under the Developer tab.

Now, when selecting any worksheet name in the Combo Box, the corresponding worksheet will be opened automatically.


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    Ahmad Naser · 1 years ago
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    yaseen muhammad · 1 years ago
    perfectly working.if your sheet name different then change the sheet name also.without changing the sheet name code does not working. thanks for sharing .