VBA Sheet Name – 1096 – Learn Excel from MrExcel Podcast

September 7, 2009 at 9:00 am 2 comments


Your recorded macros might not work if someone renames a worksheet. Rather than use the worksheet name, use the code name for the worksheet. This name can never be changed and is more reliable. Episode 1096 shows you how.

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  • 1. Ric Santiago  |  September 8, 2009 at 5:52 pm

    Bill, I tested to see if this coding would resist to the user moving the sheet "anything we wanted" from 1st position to last. Indeed, this originally first sheet will keep being Sheet1 and the macro will still work!

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  • 2. Bill  |  September 9, 2009 at 8:55 am

    Oh yes …very cool the way that this works. If the macro recorder would start using the code name of the sheet, people would have better code to start customizing.

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