How to create a list of all worksheet names from a workbook?
Supposing, you have a workbook with multiple worksheets, now you want to list all of the sheet names in current workbook, is there any quick method for creating a list of theses sheet names in Excel without typing them one by one? This tutorial is giving instructions on how to list worksheet names in Excel.
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In Excel, you can define a range name, and then apply a formula to list all sheet names from current workbook, please do with following steps:
1. Go to click Formula > Name Manager, see screenshot:
2. In the Name Manager dialog box, click New button, see screenshot:
3. In the popped out New Name dialog, specify a name into the Name text box, and then copy the below formula into the Refers to text box, see screenshot:
4. Then click OK > Close to close the dialog boxes, now, please go to a sheet where you want to list all the sheet names, and then enter the following formula into a blank cell:
Note: In the above formula, Sheetnames is the range name you are crested in step 3.
5. And then drag the fill handle down to the cells when blank cells are displayed, and now, all sheet names of current workbook have been listed as below screenshot shown:
6. If you want to create the hyperlink for each sheet, please use the below formula:
Note: In the above formula, A2 is the cell that contains the sheet name, and A1 is the cell where you want the active cell to be located. For example, if you click the hyperlink text, it will locate the cell A1 of the sheet.
7. Now, when you click the hyperlink text, it will take you to that sheet, see below demo:
- 1. With the above formulas, the created sheet names are listed dynamically, when you change the sheet name in the workbook, the index sheet name will be updated automatically.
- 2. You should save the file as Excel Macro-Enabled Workbook format, if you want the formulas work well after the file is closed and reopened.
The following two VBA codes can help you list all of the worksheet names in a new worksheet. 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: List all worksheet names with hyperlinks in a new worksheet:
Sub CreateIndex() 'updateby Extendoffice Dim xAlerts As Boolean Dim I As Long Dim xShtIndex As Worksheet Dim xSht As Variant xAlerts = Application.DisplayAlerts Application.DisplayAlerts = False On Error Resume Next Sheets("Index").Delete On Error GoTo 0 Set xShtIndex = Sheets.Add(Sheets(1)) xShtIndex.Name = "Index" I = 1 Cells(1, 1).Value = "INDEX" For Each xSht In ThisWorkbook.Sheets If xSht.Name <> "Index" Then I = I + 1 xShtIndex.Hyperlinks.Add Cells(I, 1), "", "'" & xSht.Name & "'!A1", , xSht.Name End If Next Application.DisplayAlerts = xAlerts End Sub
2. Then press F5 key to run the code, and all of the worksheet names in active workbook have been listed into a new worksheet called Index, and the sheet names are linked to each sheet as well, see screenshot:
With the Create List of Sheet Names utility of the third party add-in Kutools for Excel, you are able to create a list of worksheet names in one click, and link to each worksheet with hyperlink.
After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as this:
1. Click Kutools Plus > Worksheet > Create List of Sheet Names, see screenshot:
2. In the Create List of Sheet Names dialog box, please specify the following settings:
(1.) Choose sheet index styles you like, you can create the worksheet names with hyperlinks or with macro buttons.
(2.) Enter the worksheet names for sheet index.
(3.) Specify the location of the worksheet index.
(4.) Specify how much columns you want to use in the new worksheet to display the worksheet names.
3. After finishing the settings, then click OK. All of the worksheet names have been listed with links in a new worksheet of the current workbook. See screenshot:
|worksheet names with hyperlinks||worksheet names with macro buttons|
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