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Deletes all sheets except the one with given name.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
XL 5.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "XL.Book.DeleteSheetsExcept"; bookRef; Name )   More


Parameter Description Example
bookRef The reference to the workbook. Please use XL.LoadBook to load a file. $ref
Name The name of the sheet to keep. "People"


Returns OK or error.


Deletes all sheets except the one with given name.
Returns error if sheet name is not found.
On success, the book has only one sheet left.
If the sheet to delete is referenced by other sheets, this may cause problems.


Delete all sheets except one:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("XL.Book.DeleteSheetsExcept"; $bookRef; "Reiter 2")]

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Created 4th November 2015, last changed 4th November 2015

XL.Book.DeleteSheet - XL.Book.FontCount

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