Moving a Worksheet to Another Workbook

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated July 23, 2016)

As you develop more and more Excel workbooks, you may have the necessity of moving a worksheet from one workbook to another. You can do this by following these steps:

  1. Make sure both the source and target workbooks are open.
  2. Display the worksheet you want to move.
  3. Choose Move or Copy Sheet from the Edit menu. This displays the Move or Copy dialog box. (See Figure 1.)
  4. Figure 1. The Move or Copy dialog box.

  5. Using the To Book pull-down list, choose the name of the target workbook. The list of worksheets in the Before Sheet list will change to reflect the workbook you selected.
  6. In the Before Sheet list, select the worksheet that should come after the worksheet you selected in step 2.
  7. Click on OK. The worksheet is moved.

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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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