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Worksheets.Add Method 

Creates a new worksheet, chart, or macro sheet. The new worksheet becomes the active sheet.

Namespace: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel
Assembly: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel (in

Dim Before As Object
Dim After As Object
Dim Count As Object
Dim Type As Object
Dim returnValue As Object
Dim worksheets1 As Worksheets
returnValue = worksheets1.Add(Before, After, Count, Type)

object Add(
	[In, Optional] object Before, 
	[In, Optional] object After, 
	[In, Optional] object Count, 
	[In, Optional] object Type
public System.Object Add(
	/*in*/System.Object Before, 
	/*in*/System.Object After, 
	/*in*/System.Object Count, 
	/*in*/System.Object Type
function Add(
	 Before : Object, 
	 After : Object, 
	 Count : Object, 
	 Type : Object
) : Object;



Optional Object. An object that specifies the sheet before which the new sheet is added.


Optional Object. An object that specifies the sheet after which the new sheet is added.


Optional Object. The number of sheets to be added. The default value is one


Optional Object. Specifies the sheet type. Can be one of the following XlSheetType constants: xlWorksheet, xlChart, xlExcel4MacroSheet, or xlExcel4IntlMacroSheet. If you are inserting a sheet based on an existing template, specify the path to the template. The default value is xlWorksheet.

If Before and After are both omitted, the new sheet is inserted before the active sheet.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000

Target Platforms