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Queries sheet index for sheet name.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
XL 5.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "XL.Book.SheetIndexForName"; 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 number or error.


Queries sheet index for sheet name.
Returns empty result if not found.


Shows index for a sheet:

Show Custom Dialog ["Sheets"; MBS("XL.Book.SheetIndexForName"; $bookRef; "Reiter 2")]

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

XL.Book.SheetCount - XL.Book.Sheets