Rename a sheet

The name of a sheet  appears on its sheet tab at the bottom of the workbook window.

Sheet tabs and scrolling buttons

Callout 1 Tab scrolling buttons

Callout 2 Sheet tab

Callout 3  Add a sheet

Callout 4  Tab split bar

  1. Hold down CONTROL and click the sheet tab.

  2. Click Rename.

  3. Type the new name over the current name.

    Note: Sheet names cannot exceed 31 characters, cannot be blank, and cannot contain the following characters: : \ / * [ ] ?

See also

Move or copy a sheet

Change sheet tab color

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