You can t have two sheets with same name in the same workbook. Excel worksheet names need to be at least one character long and can t be longer than 31 characters.
The insert workbook information utility of kutools for ecel can help you quickly insert active worksheet name into a cell and then you can manually print the sheet name as you need.
Worksheet excel sheet name. Notice the nuance here. You can also rename a worksheet within. In the example shown the formula in e5 is.
To get the name of the current worksheet i e. In the example shown the formula in b5 is. This is because the relative reference in the formula you entered is.
This will display the first worksheet name in a. To list worksheets in an excel workbook you can use a 2 step approach. There s no built in function in excel that can get the sheet name.
Certain characters are not allowed in worksheet names including square brackets asterisks question marks forward and backward slashes periods apostrophes and colons. Vba for inserting all worksheets names in cells. Current tab you can use a formula based on the cell function cell retrieves the workbook name and sheet and the mid and find functions are used to extract just the sheet name.
Pixland pixland getty images when using excel sometimes it s necessary to pull information from multiple worksheets or pull a listing in a cell to create a worksheet address and reference. You can see the current sheet name is referenced into the selected cell. Instead of using a1 you can refer to any cell on the first worksheet to get the name of this worksheet.
You can double click or right click on a worksheet tab to rename it. The cell function below returns the complete path workbook name and current worksheet name. Hold down the alt f11 keys in excel and it opens the microsoft visual basic for applications window.
Sheet names are stored in the name property of the sheets or worksheets object. Please do as follows. Print sheet name by inserting the sheet name in a cell with kutools for excel.
How to use excel cell data to reference a sheet name by ken burnside image credit. Msgbox activesheet name get sheet name by index number. You can t change the name property as that s a hidden code name for the worksheet that can be used within excel macros.
The sheet name is the tab name that s visible at the bottom of excel. Quickly insert all sheet names in cells with vba. To return the sheet name in a cell use cell find and mid in excel.
If you want to inset all sheet names in cells vba macro is a good choice. This will display the activesheet name in a message box. Worksheet tab names can also be changed by way of excel macros as well.
1 define a named range called sheetnames with an old macro command and 2 use an index formula to retrieve sheet names using the named range. Click insert module and paste the following macro in the module window. In the insert workbook information dialog box select worksheet name in the information section and in the insert at section select the range option and then select a blank cell for locating the sheet name and finally click the ok button.