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Worksheet.Index Property

Office 2007
Returns a Long value that represents the index number of the object within the collection of similar objects.



expression   A variable that represents a Worksheet object.

This example displays the tab number of the sheet specified by the name that you type. For example, if Sheet4 is the third tab in the active workbook, the example displays "3" in a message box.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub DisplayTabNumber()
    Dim strSheetName as String

    strSheetName = InputBox("Type a sheet name, such as Sheet4.")

    MsgBox "This sheet is tab number " & Sheets(strSheetName).Index
End Sub