When an Excel workbook has many worksheets, in order to access them quickly, you may want to create a list of hyperlinks to all worksheets. In this article, we will share 3 methods with you.
If you have an Excel workbook which contains a great amount of worksheets, you may find it troublesome to locate and access your desired worksheet. In this case, you can create a list of hyperlinks to all worksheets, which can let you jump to a specific worksheet simply by clicking on a hyperlink. It’s quite convenient. Thus, here we will introduce 3 ways to create such a list.
Method 1: Manually Create
- For a start, open the specific Excel workbook.
- Then, insert a new sheet before the first worksheet.
- Next, right click on the Cell A1 and select “Hyperlink” from the context menu.
- Later, in “Insert Hyperlink” window, select “Place in This Document” on the left side.
- After that, in the list of “Or select a place in this document”, choose the first sheet except the current new sheet.
- Then, change “Text to display” to the sheet name.
- Finally, click “OK” to insert the hyperlink.
- Now, you can insert the hyperlinks to the remaining sheets one by one.
Method 2: Create via Formula
- First off, create a new sheet.
- Then, list all worksheet names according to the Method 2 in the post “3 Quick Ways to Get a List of All Worksheet Names in an Excel Workbook“.
- Later, put the formula below into Cell C1.
- Ultimately, drag the function down to get the hyperlinks to the other sheets.
Method 3: Create with VBA
- At the outset, launch Excel VBA editor by referring to “How to Run VBA Code in Your Excel“.
- Then, put the code below into a project or module.
Sub CreateMenuOfHyperlinksToAllWorksheets() Dim objSheet As Worksheet ActiveWorkbook.Sheets.Add(Before:=Worksheets(1)).Name = "Sheet Menu" Range("A1").Select For Each objSheet In ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets If ActiveSheet.Name <> objSheet.Name Then ActiveCell.Hyperlinks.Add Anchor:=Selection, Address:="", SubAddress:= "'" & objSheet.Name & "'" & "!A1", TextToDisplay:=objSheet.Name ActiveCell.Offset(1, 0).Select ActiveCell.EntireColumn.AutoFit End If Next objSheet With ActiveSheet .Rows(1).Insert .Cells(1, 1) = "MENU" .Cells(1, 1).Font.Bold = True .Cells(1, 1).Font.Size = 14 .Cells(1, 1).Columns.AutoFit End With End Sub
- Next, press “F5” to run this macro.
- At once, you will see a new worksheet, which contains all the hyperlinks to all worksheets, like the following screenshot.
|Method 1||Easy to operate||Too tedious if there are too many worksheets|
|Method 2||Quicker than Method 1 in case of multiple worksheets||Demands you to list numbers and sheet names in advance|
|Method 3||Much faster and more effective than the above 2 methods||Keep cautious of external macros that may be malicious|
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