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How to Create and Find Sheet Name Code in Excel (The Simplest Steps)

February 13, 2023

A sheet name code is a friendly and meaningful name that you can assign to the sheets in your workbook. This is especially useful if you have more than one worksheet because the names can be different. Creating a sheet name in excel is very important to keep track of your data. It is helpful for separating the sheets and for organizing your documents and records.

Creating sheet name in excel is a common task for data analysts and office employees. But, creating such code can be difficult because of the sheer number of options available in the Excel toolbar. In this article, we'll show you simple methods that will help you generate your own sheet name in minutes!

Tips that are provided in this article are compatible with versions 2010/2013/2016.

How to Create sheet name code in excel: Using Save as method

1.A sheet name is a way to identify the worksheet in Microsoft Excel. It's a unique identifier that helps you find a specific sheet in the workbook and create new worksheets from it.

2. To create a sheet name, open any worksheet in Microsoft Excel, then choose File > Save As  from the menu bar. The Save As dialog box will appear.

3. Type the text for your new filename in the File name box, then click Save.

This filename along with the filetype is the unique identification of the sheet.

How to find sheet name code in excel:

Sometimes you might wonder what's the name of your sheet because under a lot of work it's to tough to go back to the location where you saved it previously ,in that case we used the following command to display the sheet name but we all know one can easily see the name on the top of it ,it's basic purpose is to find the location as well as sheet name


2.The answer we will get is as follow.

3.We have got the location as well as the sheet name code for our excel worksheet, now we know how to find sheet name code in excel

How to Create sheet name code in excel: Right  function

Since ,we already know that how to save the filename in excel and how to view its location , if you still have no idea than this right function can help you ,Find function as the name suggests can help in finding the sheet name with a simple formula ,the only difference is that it returns the name of the sheet in the respective cell

1.The syntax for this function is


2.Upon using ,it displays the following result.

3.Now we know how to create sheet name, locate sheet name as well as workbook location ,and that's it for today

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