How to synchronize all worksheets of the workbook with same range selected in Excel?

When we use an excel workbook, sometimes, we need to select the same ranges of multiple worksheets in a workbook and synchronize them to look at the information easily and conveniently. The following methods will make you synchronize worksheets to have the same ranges in a workbook quickly and easily.

Select same ranges in all worksheets with Select All Sheets;

Using VBA code to synchronize worksheets;

Quickly synchronize all worksheets of the same range with one click.

Office Tab Enable Tabbed Editing and Browsing in Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier...
Kutools for Excel Solves Most of Your Problems, and Increases Your Productivity by 80%
  • Reuse Anything: Add the most used or complex formulas, charts and anything else to your favorites, and quickly reuse them in the future.
  • More than 20 text features: Extract Number from Text String; Extract or Remove Part of Texts; Convert Numbers and Currencies to English Words.
  • Merge Tools: Multiple Workbooks and Sheets into One; Merge Multiple Cells/Rows/Columns Without Losing Data; Merge Duplicate Rows and Sum.
  • Split Tools: Split Data into Multiple Sheets Based on Value; One Workbook to Multiple Excel, PDF or CSV Files; One Column to Multiple Columns.
  • Paste Skipping Hidden/Filtered Rows; Count And Sum by Background Color; Send Personalized Emails to Multiple Recipients in Bulk.
  • Super Filter: Create advanced filter schemes and apply to any sheets; Sort by week, day, frequency and more; Filter by bold, formulas, comment...
  • More than 300 powerful features; Works with Office 2007-2019 and 365; Supports all languages; Easy deploying in your enterprise or organization.

arrow blue right bubble Select same ranges in all worksheets with Select All Sheets

You can make all worksheets to have the same  range selected in a workbook as follows:

1. Select a range in the active worksheet you want to select in all worksheets. For example the range A103:C112

2. Then right-clicks on the worksheet tab, and choose Select All Sheets from the menu. See screenshot:

doc-same-range-worksheets-1

3. All the worksheets in the workbook will have the same range be selected.

Note: to select same range in all worksheets with this way, it can only select the same range in all worksheets, but it cannot display all the selected ranges in the same position of the window.


arrow blue right bubble Using VBA code to synchronize worksheets

Using the following VBA code, you can quickly make all worksheets to have same range selected and display the selected range in the same position of the window.

1. Select a range in one worksheet, and then click Developer >Visual Basic, a new Microsoft Visual Basic for applications window will be displayed,

2. click Insert > Module, and then copy and paste the following codes in the module:

VBA: synchronize all worksheets of a workbook

Sub SynchSheets()
'Update 20130912
Dim WorkShts As Worksheet
Dim sht As Worksheet
Dim Top As Long
Dim Left As Long
Dim RngAddress As String
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Set WorkShts = Application.ActiveSheet
Top = Application.ActiveWindow.ScrollRow
Left = Application.ActiveWindow.ScrollColumn
RngAddress = Application.ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.Address
For Each sht In Application.Worksheets
    If sht.Visible Then
        sht.Activate
        sht.Range(RngAddress).Select
        ActiveWindow.ScrollRow = Top
        ActiveWindow.ScrollColumn = Left
    End If
Next sht
WorkShts.Activate
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

3. Then click doc-same-range-worksheets-2button or F5 key to execute the code, all of the worksheets will have the same range be selected and display the selected ranges in the same position of window.


arrow blue right bubble Quickly synchronize all worksheets to the same range with one click

If you have installed Kutools for Excel, you can use the Synchronize Worksheets feature to easily synchronize all worksheets to have the same range as follows:

Kutools for Excel: with more than 300 handy Excel add-ins, free to try with no limitation in 30 days. Get it Now

1. Active a worksheet and select the range that you want to use.

2. Click Enterprise > Worksheet Tools > Synchronize Worksheets, see screenshot:

doc-same-range-worksheets-3

3. And a prompt box pops out to remind you all worksheets within the workbook will have the same selected range and upper left cell.

doc-same-range-worksheets-4

4. Then click OK, all the workseets have been synchronized, when you navigating between all worksheets, each worksheets have the same range will be selected. See screenshots:

doc-same-range-worksheets-5 doc-same-range-worksheets-6
doc-same-range-worksheets-7 doc-same-range-worksheets-8

Note: If you check Don’t show me next time in the Synchronize Worksheets prompt box, this box will not appear when you apply this feature next time.

For more detailed information about Synchronize Worksheets, please visit here.


The Best Office Productivity Tools

Kutools for Excel Solves Most of Your Problems, and Increases Your Productivity by 80%

  • Reuse: Quickly insert complex formulas, charts and anything that you have used before; Encrypt Cells with password; Create Mailing List and send emails...
  • Super Formula Bar (easily edit multiple lines of text and formula); Reading Layout (easily read and edit large numbers of cells); Paste to Filtered Range...
  • Merge Cells/Rows/Columns without losing Data; Split Cells Content; Combine Duplicate Rows/Columns... Prevent Duplicate Cells; Compare Ranges...
  • Select Duplicate or Unique Rows; Select Blank Rows (all cells are empty); Super Find and Fuzzy Find in Many Workbooks; Random Select...
  • Exact Copy Multiple Cells without changing formula reference; Auto Create References to Multiple Sheets; Insert Bullets, Check Boxes and more...
  • Extract Text, Add Text, Remove by Position, Remove Space; Create and Print Paging Subtotals; Convert Between Cells Content and Comments...
  • Super Filter (save and apply filter schemes to other sheets); Advanced Sort by month/week/day, frequency and more; Special Filter by bold, italic...
  • Combine Workbooks and WorkSheets; Merge Tables based on key columns; Split Data into Multiple Sheets; Batch Convert xls, xlsx and PDF...
  • More than 300 powerful features. Supports Office/Excel 2007-2019 and 365. Supports all languages. Easy deploying in your enterprise or organization. Full features 30-day free trial. 60-day money back guarantee.
kte tab 201905

Office Tab Brings Tabbed interface to Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier

  • Enable tabbed editing and reading in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Visio and Project.
  • Open and create multiple documents in new tabs of the same window, rather than in new windows.
  • Increases your productivity by 50%, and reduces hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day!
officetab bottom
Say something here...
symbols left.
You are guest ( Sign Up? )
or post as a guest, but your post won't be published automatically.
Loading comment... The comment will be refreshed after 00:00.

Be the first to comment.