#### Functions & Tab Names

```My question is simple.

Does anyone out here know of a function that returns the name of a specific
TAB in a workbook?
```
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Utf
11/30/2009 11:09:02 PM
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```I only know of a trick formula that will return the value of the sheet the
formula is entered into:

=MID(CELL("filename",A1),FIND("]",CELL("filename",A1))+1,256)

What did you have in mind? How would you envision this function working?

--
"Actually, I *am* a rocket scientist." -- JB

Your feedback is appreciated, click YES if this post helped you.

"HpyTrvlr69" wrote:

> My question is simple.
>
> Does anyone out here know of a function that returns the name of a specific
> TAB in a workbook?
```
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Utf
11/30/2009 11:31:01 PM
```Thank you for your reply RocketSci. I think that will work for what I am doing.

p.s. Im not a Rocket Scientist.....no ..really.

"JBeaucaire" wrote:

> I only know of a trick formula that will return the value of the sheet the
> formula is entered into:
>
> =MID(CELL("filename",A1),FIND("]",CELL("filename",A1))+1,256)
>
> What did you have in mind? How would you envision this function working?
>
> --
> "Actually, I *am* a rocket scientist." -- JB
>
> Your feedback is appreciated, click YES if this post helped you.
>
>
> "HpyTrvlr69" wrote:
>
> > My question is simple.
> >
> > Does anyone out here know of a function that returns the name of a specific
> > TAB in a workbook?
```
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Utf
11/30/2009 11:46:01 PM
```=MID(CELL("Filename",A1),FIND("]",CELL("Filename",A1))+1,255)

Entered in a cell exactly as above will return the name of the sheet.

Note:  workbook must have been saved at least once.

Couple more using VBA

Sub getname()
MsgBox ThisWorkbook.ActiveSheet.Name
End Sub

Sub get_Sheetname()
Dim num As Long
num = InputBox("Type a number")
MsgBox "Sheet" & num & "'s name is " & Sheets(num).Name
End Sub

Gord Dibben  MS Excel MVP

On Mon, 30 Nov 2009 15:09:02 -0800, HpyTrvlr69
<HpyTrvlr69@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>My question is simple.
>
>Does anyone out here know of a function that returns the name of a specific
>TAB in a workbook?

```
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Gord
12/1/2009 12:17:24 AM

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