Related Function:

The SHEET function returns the Sheet number for a specified reference.

  • This function was introduced in Excel 2013 and so is not available in earlier versions.




Argument Description
[reference] The [reference] argument is a reference to an Excel sheet or a part of an Excel sheet. This is an optional argument which, if omitted, defaults to the sheet that contains the function.


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1 Formula Results Notes
2 =SHEET() 1 defaults to the current worksheet
3 =SHEET(“Sheet2”) 2 the name of a worksheet named “Sheet2”
4 =SHEET(Sheet2!A1) 2 a reference to a cell in Sheet2
5 =SHEET(“Chart1”) 3 the name of a Chart sheet named “Chart1”

Common Function Error(s)

Problem What went wrong
#N/A! Occurs if the supplied [reference] argument is a sheet name that not a valid sheet
#REF! Occurs if the supplied [reference] argument is a non-valid reference