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Automatically change the Worksheet tab names with the cell value in each worksheet?

I am fairly new to macros and have trouble with VBA. I have a file with multiple worksheets. Each worksheet contains the name of a specific location in cell A8. I want this name in cell A8 to be the name on the worksheet tab for each worksheet in my file but do not know how to accomplish this. Is that even possible?


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I am new to VBA but have found and used the code below to rename a worksheet tab. I would like to automatically rename the worksheet based on information in cell $A1$1. However, the code below works only when I double-click cell $A$1 and click on the checkmark tab in the formula bar.

I would like to augment the code (or have new code) that automatically changes the worksheet tab to match the cell contents without requiring use of the enter button, running a macro, etc.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Private Sub Workbook_SheetChange(ByVal Sh As Object, ByVal Target As Range)
If Target.Address = "$A$1" Then Sh.Name = Left(Target, 30)
End Sub

I have a workbook with over 100 worksheets. Is there a way to copy the tab name to cell A5 on each worksheet?

Thanks very much !!

Is there a vb code or something formula that I can use to change the sheet tab name to whatever is in say cell "A4"?

I have it set up where Sheet 1 Cell "A4" = the date. Then on Sheet 2 Cell "A4" I have "=Sheet1A4+1" so that when I change the first Sheet "A4" it will update all my sheets.

What I was wondering if there was a way for me to program in vb or something a way to do this with the sheet tab names ie Sheet1, Sheet2, etc. to display the date?

Thanks for reading,
Tim

Dear all,

I need Excel to automatically change the background color of a cell. The
problem is as follows:
I have a number, say 15 in A2. I need Excel to change the background color
of b2:p2, as this is 15 cells on the right from that.

Is that possible,
All the best,
and thanks,
Martin.

Hi guys, you seen a pretty clever bunch so this'll be a cinch to you:

I regularly use (along with several others) a cost estimating spreadsheet that I created. each one is usually around 15 sheets long. All the sheets are renamed for every application and the name also becomes the title of the page. The problem I have is that I want to rename the worksheet from a cell input rather that having to rename the tab as an additional function. Is there a way of automatically copying title cell text into the worksheet Tab?

Cheers

Pete

I have a template that I use to track productivity of warehouse
employees. This document contains 4 worksheets (weeks 1-4) and each has
six days (Mon-Sat) with the same layout (see attached pic). Cells A4-A21
on the first worksheet are referenced for each of the following days so
that if a new employee is added in the "X1" - "X6" cells (for example),
all other related cells across all four worksheets are automatically
updated.

So far, so good.

Where I am having a challenge is that I also have worksheets that
contain monthly reports for each employee. I would like to know if
there is a way to associate a tab name with Cells A4-A21 so that when
changes are made to these cells the tab names will automatically change
as well.

I am using Excel 2003.

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I have a template that I use to track productivity of warehouse employees. This document contains 4 worksheets (weeks 1-4) and each has six days (Mon-Sat) with the same layout (see attached pic). Cells A4-A21 on the first worksheet are referenced for each of the following days so that if a new employee is added in the "X1" - "X6" cells (for example), all other related cells across all four worksheets are automatically updated.

So far, so good.

Where I am having a challenge is that I also have worksheets that contain monthly reports for each employee. I would like to know if there is a way to associate a tab name with Cells A4-A21 so that when changes are made to these cells the tab names will automatically change as well.

I am using Excel 2003.

I've got a workbook with 12 tabs. Within one of the tabs, I'd like to
create a table of the 12 tab names. When I change a tab name, I want the
table to be updated automatically.

I see it is possilbe to reference a worksheet tab name in a cell. Is it
possible to name a worksheet tab from a cell in that worksheet? So if you
change the cell name it will also change the worksheet tab name.

In Excel, workbook have a tab that displays the name of its worsheets. Excel
gives you the ability to customize the name of each worksheet by editing the
name of the tab.

What I would like to be able to do, is to have the ability to link the name
found on the worksheet tab name and insert its content unto a cell (any cell)
in the spreadsheet.

Yes, i know that it is possible to right click the workshhet tab and re-name
it.
Yes, I know that I can go to page set up and edit a header.

I want to do both in one operation

Any suggestions?

Dear all, for a given worksheet, when the user goes to print I would like it to put the name of the worksheet (tab) into the header. I'm not sure on the best approach to this but assume that this is quite simple to achieve via vba - haven't been able to manage it myself so far playing around with code. Does anybody have example of how to do this? thanks, Neil

Hi everybody,
I want to Automatically rename the Execl file name with the name written in cell A1. In fact I want to have a relationship between file name and A1. whenever I change the file name A1 changes and whenever I change A1 the file name changes. Is there a way to do this?

My users are able to change the tab names of the worksheets. I know that in VBA I can still refer to the worksheets as "sheet1" "sheet2" irrespective of their tab names. But I need to use some simple formulas in one worksheet that refer to another worksheet cell and Excel is trying to make me use the worksheet tab name as a prefix. But this is variable.

eg, on sheet 2 cell C5 put result of cells A1 + A2 off of Sheet1.

How can I do this using formulas but ignoring the users tab names?
Thanks
Bill

I currently use both Excel 97 & Excel XP, is there a way by formula to
include the worksheet tab name in a cell similar to &[tab] in the
header/footer?
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Mark

Does anyone know how to put a reference link or formula in a cell that has the worksheet tab names on it. The following is what I am trying to do:

work sheet 1 Total for all regions

cell a1 - name of worksheet 2 or the first region
cell b1 - name of worksheet 3 or the second region on so on

Please help..

Hi People

I am a novice at this stuff and have been on this for a big part of the day and it is driving me nuts.

I have a master workbook with 8 worksheets that are exported, as required, in pairs. I have tried to create a macro that will export these (to a new workbook) and autosave them to a directory, with a file name incorporating cell value "A2" of one of the worksheets.

so the example below shows what i have been using, with the two worksheets i'm exporting being "SW Field Sheet" and "EDMS_SW". "SW Field Sheet" contains the cell reference i want included in the output file name.

This worked at one stage, but has not since. Whats wrong?

Is the reference to "SW Field Sheet""A2" unclear?

Sub SWexport()
'
' SWevent Macro
'
' Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl+s
'
    Range("D4").Select
    Sheets(Array("SW  Field Sheet", "EDMS_SW")).Select
    Sheets("EDMS_SW").Activate
    Sheets(Array("SW  Field Sheet", "EDMS_SW")).Copy
    ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs Filename:= _
        "Z:CLER_50ReportsR_" & ActiveSheet.Range("A2").Value & "_050_SW Field
Results.xls" _
        , FileFormat:=xlExcel8, Password:="", WriteResPassword:="", _
        ReadOnlyRecommended:=False, CreateBackup:=False
    Windows("FS_100204_50_Field Monitoring Sheet MASTER v5.xlsm").Activate
End Sub
Cheers

Nick

Is there a function that links the text on the Worksheet Tab to a Cell?

Darrell

Hello,
I am aware this question must have been asked to death on this forum and I already searched and found some answers but for some reason I can´t get it to work.
I have two worksheets (sheet1 and sheet2). In Column E of Sheet1 I have product descriptions that I want to compare cell by cell to the product descriptions in Column F of Sheet 2. If they are not the same, color in the cell in Sheet 2. There are 1810 rows in both columns.

I tried this method but it gives me an error (in spanish) that says that I cannot compare ranges of data.

I have also seen some code to do something similar (http://www.ozgrid.com/forum/showpost...85&postcount=3 ) :


	VB:
	
 find_cell() 
    Range("A:E").Find(What:=Cells(2, 6).Value, LookAt:=xlPart).Activate 
    ar = ActiveCell.Row 
    ac = ActiveCell.Column 
     ' the two lines above store the row and column values of the cell found
     ' in your example ar is going to be equal to 229 and ac is 3
     
     ' now this following lines are to change the colors to red
    With Cells(ar, ac).Interior 
        .ColorIndex = 3 
        .Pattern = xlSolid 
    End With 
     
End Sub 

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I don´t quite get the "Range("A:E").Find(What:=Cells(2, 6).Value, LookAt:=xlPart).Activate " part though.

I´m aware that there must be a very easy solution to this that I have not found yet, so any help is greatly appreciated.

My first post so....
Hello Excel Forum Users,
Im looking to use either conditional formatting or VBA to automatically change the colour transparency of a cell depending on a value between 0 and 1. The resolution of the values is 0.01, so there will be 100 different transparency values so to speak. I need to do this in a a block of cells between B2 and F37.
(Specifically it's for a lab project where we're analysing the fringe pattern on the soundboard on an acoustic guitar, exciting stuff)

Thanks to anyone generous enough to spare their wisdom.
Paul

Can this be done? I have 850ish worksheets in a workbook that I would like
to sort by geographic region - and a cell contains the region value on each
worksheet. The region value is alpha, btw. I've checked the existing posts,
and this doesn't seem to be covered, and I have not been able to figure it
out.

Thanks you!

How can I link and label worksheet tabs to relative dates contained in each
worksheet?

I have been trying to transpose a piece of code that was put on this forum back in 2005 into my own Workbook but have been unsuccessful. The original piece of code filtered a column for unique entries and then filtered the main sheet for each unique entry and cut and paste each row that the unique value occurred in and in a new worksheet. A new worksheet would be created for each unique filter.
So what I am trying to do is look up a list of values that i have in a list on the worksheet. Then for each entry in my list, create a new page and cut and pasted the filtered main worksheet into that page.
Finally return to the main worksheet and then remove all filters.

I have attached the original file that was submitted so you can look at how it works and I have posted a sample my worksheet (with some things disabled to reduce file size but hopefully you will get the layout. However I don't currently have that sample on this computer. It is posted on another thread under the title "Selecting rows with specific values in a column".
Thanks for any help or thoughts.

Cheers

Is it possible to create a column chart, with 2 values within each column
for example Sales Target as the main column with Actual Sales (inside the
Sales Target) - If that makes sense.

I have tried a Stacked column chart but it doesn't give the effect I want.

Thanks

Hi,

I need to find to the occurrence/count of a cell value in a column/range.

Like say column A has following values

A12
A12
A12
A12
A13
A13
A14
A14 and so on ..

I need to find the no. of times or count A12 is there in the column A.

I have tried using .count function in the range A but this instead gives the number of cells in complete range A

see the code iam trying
 Set k = Columns("A:A")
For i = 2 To usedRowsCount1
            reference = ActiveSheet.Cells(i, 1).Value
 For Each reference In k
                         
     x = ActiveSheet.reference.count
                             
                         
    Next

Next
here i want to get the count of A12 in x which is not happening

Please help

Thanks,
Ankur


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