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 How to get the next sheet name in Excel workbook?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2017-12-05

Normally, we can use a formula to get the current sheet name as quickly as we can, but, have you ever tried to get and extract the next sheet name from an Excel workbook?

Get and display the next sheet name with User Defined Function


Get and display the next sheet name with User Defined Function

To get and display the next sheet name of current workbook, you can apply the following User Defined Function to deal with it, 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: Get the next sheet name of the current workbook:

Function NxtShtNm() As String
    Application.Volatile
    NxtShtNm = ActiveWorkbook.Sheets(ActiveSheet.Index + 1).Name
End Function

3. After inserting the code, and then save and close the code window, now, back to the worksheet where you want to get the next sheet name, in the blank cell, enter this formula: =NxtShtNm(), and press Enter key to get the next sheet name as following screenshot shown:

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This doesn't work well when you have this formula on a few different sheets. You need to recalc sheet every time you activate it.
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