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How to list all visible or hidden sheets from workbook?

If you have a large workbook which contains some hidden worksheets, now, you need to list all visible and hidden sheets separately in a worksheet as following screenshot shown. This article, I will talk about how to list all visible and hidden sheets in Excel.

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List all visible and hidden sheets separately with VBA code

List all visible sheets in Excel with Kutools for Excel

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To list the visible and hidden tab names in a worksheet, the following VBA code may do you a favor, please do as this:

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

2. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following code in the Module Window.

VBA code: List all visible and hidden sheets separately:

Sub NameSheets()
'Updateby Extendoffice 20161216
    Dim x As Long, y As Long, z As Long
    Dim ws As Worksheet
    Dim shtCnt As Integer
    x = 1
    y = 1
    z = 1
    shtCnt = ThisWorkbook.Sheets.Count
    On Error Resume Next
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    Sheets.Add After:=Sheets(Sheets.Count)
    For i = 1 To shtCnt
        If Sheets(i).Visible = xlSheetHidden Then
            Cells(x, 2) = Sheets(i).Name
            x = x + 1
        End If
        If Sheets(i).Visible = xlSheetVisible Then
           Cells(y, 1) = Sheets(i).Name
            y = y + 1
        End If
        If Sheets(i).Visible = xlSheetVeryHidden Then
            Cells(z, 3) = Sheets(i).Name
            z = z + 1
        End If
    Next i
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

3. Then press F5 key to run this code, all visible, hidden, very hidden sheets are listed in a new sheet separately as following screenshot shown:

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arrow blue right bubble List all visible sheets in Excel with Kutools for Excel

If you have Kutools for Excel, with its Create List of Sheet Names feature, you can quickly list all visible sheets of current workbook with hyperlinks to each tab.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as follows:

1. Click Enterprise > Worksheet > Create List of Sheet Names, see screenshot:

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2. In the Create List of Sheet Names dialog box:

(1.) Select Contains a list of hyperlinks under the Sheet Index Styles section;

(2.) Enter a worksheet name for sheet index.

(3.) Specify the location of the worksheet index.

(4.) Specify how much columns you want to display the worksheet names in the sheet index.

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3. And then click Ok button, all visible sheets have been listed into a new sheet exclude the hidden sheets, see screenshot:

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