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How to quickly jump between two tabs in Excel?

If there are multiple sheets in a workbook, and you work at two sheets in the workbook which means that you need to toggle between these two tabs usually. Except to find the sheet by clicking at the left arrow and right arrow one by one, is there any tricks t quickly jump between two sheets?
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Jump between two adjacent tabs by shortcuts

Jump between two tabs by Activate window

Jump between two tabs by VBA code

Jump between last two used tabs by Kutools for Excelgood idea3

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Jump between two adjacent tabs by shortcuts


If you want to jump between two adjacent tabs, you can use shortcuts Ctrl + PgUp or Ctrl + PgDn to toggle tabs.
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Jump between two tabs by Activate window

If you want to jump to the non-continues tab, you can enable the Activate window to help you.

1. Right click at the arrows in the status bar, and the Activate window pops out.
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2. Choose the sheet name you want to jump, and click OK, then the sheet name you select will activate.

Note: If you are working in Excel 2010 or earlier versions, please right click the arrows in the status bar, and select the sheet you will jump to from the context menu. See screenshot:
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Jump between two tabs by VBA code

If you are interested in macro code, I introduce a code which also can jump between two sheets.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys to enable the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module and paste below code to the blank module.

VBA: Jump between two tabs

Sub JumpBetween1()
'UpdatebyExtenoffice20161214
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    If ActiveSheet.Name = "Sheet1" Then
        Worksheets("Sheet4").Activate
    Else
        Worksheets("Sheet1").Activate
    End If
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

3. Click F5 key to run the code, then you will be always toggle between Sheet1 and Sheet4.


Jump between last two used tabs by Kutools for Excel

If you want to always jump between the last two used tabs in a workbook or across workbooks, you can apply Kutools for Excel’s Navigation pane, it lists all sheets of the opened workbooks, and you can toggle between the last two activate sheets as you need.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 120 handy functions, makes your jobs easier. 

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:(Free Download Kutools for Excel Now!)

1. Click Kutools > Navigation to enable the Navigation pane.
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2. Click Workbook & Sheet tab to go to the Workbook & Sheet section, and click doc rank closet 5 button to switch between last and current sheets.
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