Tip: Other languages are Google-Translated. You can visit the English version of this link.
Log in
x
or
x
x
Register
x

or

How to automatically hide specific worksheets when opening an Excel file?

If you need to hide some specific worksheets automatically when someone opens the workbook, how could you deal with this job in Excel?

Hide a specific worksheet automatically when opening a workbook with VBA code

Hide some specific worksheets automatically when opening a workbook with VBA code

Excel Productivity Tools

Office Tab: Bring powerful tabs to Office (include Excel), just like Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Save you half the time, and reduce thousands of mouse clicks for you. 30-day Unlimited Free Trial

Kutools for Excel: Save 70% of your time and solve 80% Excel problems for you. 300+ advanced features designed for 1500+ work scenario, make Excel much easy and increase productivity immediately.60-day Unlimited Free Trial


arrow blue right bubbleHide a specific worksheet automatically when opening a workbook with VBA code

If you want to hide one specific worksheet when opening the workbook, you can apply the following VBA code.

1. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. In the left Project-VBAProject pane, double click the ThisWorkbook to open a blank Module, and then copy and paste the following code into the Module:

VBA code: Hide a specific sheet when opening a workbook:

Private Sub Workbook_Open()
Sheets("Sheet5").Visible = False
End Sub

doc hide sheet on open 1

Note: In the above code, Sheet5 is the sheet name that you want to hide on open. Please change it to your need.

3. Then save and close this code window, and click File > Save As to save this workbook as Excel Macro-Enabled Workbook format, see screenshot:

doc hide sheet on open 2

4. When you open this workbook next time, please click Enable Content button firstly, and then your specify sheet will be hidden automatically.

doc hide sheet on open 3


arrow blue right bubble Hide some specific worksheets automatically when opening a workbook with VBA code

If there are multiple worksheets needed to be hidden when opening the workbook, here is also a code can help you.

1. First, you should list the sheet names that you want to hide on open in a list of a worksheet, and then go to the Name box to give them a range name-SheetsToHide, and press Enter key, see screenshot:

doc hide sheet on open 4

2. Then hold down the ALT + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

3. In the left Project-VBAProject pane, double click the ThisWorkbook to open a blank Module, and then copy and paste the following code into the Module:

VBA code: Hide some specific worksheets when opening a workbook:

Private Sub Workbook_BeforeClose(Cancel As Boolean)
   'Updateby Extendoffice 20161206
    Dim ws As Worksheet
    For Each ws In Worksheets
       ws.Visible = xlSheetVisible
    Next ws
End Sub
Private Sub Workbook_Open()
    Dim ws As Worksheet
        For Each ws In Worksheets
            If WorksheetFunction.CountIf([SheetsToHide], ws.Name) > 0 Then
                ws.Visible = xlSheetHidden
                MsgBox ws.Name & "Has been hidden!", vbInformation, "Kutools for Excel"
            Else
                ws.Visible = xlSheetVisible
            End If
        Next ws
    Set ws = Nothing
End Sub

doc hide sheet on open 5

Note: In the above code, SheetsToHide is the range name that you have created in step 1.

4. Then save and close this code window, and click File > Save As to save this workbook as Excel Macro-Enabled Workbook format. From now on, when you open this workbook next time, the specified worksheets will be hidden automatically.


Recommended Productivity Tools

Ribbon of Excel (with Kutools for Excel installed)

300+ Advanced Features Increase Your Productivity by 70%, and Help You To Stand Out From Crowd!

Would you like to complete your daily work quickly and perfectly? Kutools For Excel brings 300+ cool and powerful advanced features (Combine workbooks, sum by color, split cell contents, convert date, and so on...) for 1500+ work scenarios, helps you solve 80% Excel problems.

  •  Deal with all complicated tasks in seconds, help to enhance your work ability, get success from the fierce competition, and never worry about being fired.
  •  Save a lot of work time, leave much time for you to love and care the family and enjoy a comfortable life now.
  •  Reduce thousands of keyboard and mouse clicks every day, relieve your tired eyes and hands, and give you a healthy body.
  •  Become an Excel expert in 3 minutes, and get admiring glance from your colleagues or friends.
  •  No longer need to remember any painful formulas and VBA codes, have a relaxing and pleasant mind, give you a thrill you've never had before.
  •  Spend only $39, but worth than $4000 training of others. Being used by 110,000 elites and 300+ well-known companies.
  •  60-day unlimited free trial. 60-day money back guarantee. Free upgrade and support for 2 years. Buy once, use forever.
  •  Change the way you work now, and give you a better life immediately!

Office Tab Brings Efficient And Handy Tabs to Office (include Excel), Just Like Chrome, Firefox, And New IE

  • Increases your productivity by 50% when viewing and editing multiple documents.
  • Reduce hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day, say goodbye to mouse hand.
  • Open and create documents in new tabs of same window, rather than in new windows.
  • Help you work faster and easily stand out from the crowd! One second to switch between dozens of open documents!
Say something here...
symbols left.
You are guest ( Sign Up? )
or post as a guest, but your post won't be published automatically.
Loading comment... The comment will be refreshed after 00:00.

Be the first to comment.