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How to get the list of last or current opened Excel files?

This article will introduce the methods on quickly getting the list of last or current opened Excel files for you.

Get the list of last opened Excel workbooks

To get the list of last opened Excel workbooks, you only need to go to the Open section in Excel. Enable Excel, click File > Open > Recent (or Recent Workbooks), then all the last opened workbooks have been listed.
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Get the list of current opened Excel workbooks

If you have opened multiple workbooks at a time, you may want to get the list of the names of these opening workbooks. In Excel, there is no built-in function that can handle this job, but with Kutools for Excel – a professional Excel add-in, its Navigation Pane will list all opened workbooks.

After free installing Kutools for Excel (60-day free trial), please do as below steps.

1. Click Kutools > Navigation to enable the Navigation Pane.
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2. Then in the popped Navigation pane, click Workbook & Sheet icon, then all current opened workbooks have been listed.
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Also, it can list all sheets of the current workbook and allows you to toggle between workbooks or sheets. Click here to know more.

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