Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016. If you are using an earlier version (Excel 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Excel, click here: Moving from Sheet to Sheet.

Moving from Sheet to Sheet

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated December 31, 2016)

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If you want to quickly move from one worksheet to another using the keyboard, you can do so by using Ctrl+PgUp and Ctrl+PgDown. You use Ctrl+PgUp to move toward the first worksheet in the workbook, and Ctrl+PgDown to move toward the last. When you reach the first or last worksheet, Excel does not wrap to the opposite end of the workbook if you continue to press the same shortcut key.

ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (12061) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Excel here: Moving from Sheet to Sheet.

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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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2019-12-07 16:38:01

John Mann

What would be rather nice would be a keyboard short cut which is similar the behaviour of Alt+Tab between applications in Windows. In other words, switch between the last used tab where ever it may be, not jus adjacent tabs


2017-01-03 14:47:46

Roger Barnes

I like the right click behavior. I didn't know about it. I wrote a macro once that listed all the sheets in a workbook and I could select the one that I wanted to go to. This is even better. Of course, I used that macro to create one that would move a sheet next to a sheet in the list, so it worked out well for that.


2017-01-03 12:07:12

Katy

Its actually a "right" click on the left side of the sheets, where the arrows are, for me anyway. (?)


2017-01-02 22:27:26

Steven Wang

Very good tips in EXCEL, it is time efficient, Thank you!


2017-01-01 16:55:46

David

Another quick way of navigating sheets (particularly if the book has a lot of sheets) is to left click where the arrows are to the left of the tabs. This gives a list of all the sheets and you can select the one you want.


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