ALT-TAB equivalent for Excel to navigate between sheets in large workbooks
When MS Excel workbooks turn into massive files, navigation between numerous worksheets becomes a frustrating challenge.
The Sheet Switcher for Excel works similar to the ‘Alt+Tab’ shortcut in Windows:
- Navigation panel features all sheets in a workbook
- The most recent sheets are always on top of the list
- Set your own shortcut keys
Add the Sheet Switcher to Excel 2016-2007
Works with: Microsoft Excel 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, and desktop Office 365 (32-bit and 64-bit).
Learn your way around:
- How to review the list of all sheets in a workbook
- How to switch between worksheets
- How to change shortcut keys of the Sheet Switcher
How to review the list of all sheets in a workbook
- Click on the ‘Sheet Switcher’ button on the XLTools tab > The navigation panel appears.
Or, use the shortcut combination Shift+Ctrl+W.
- Review the full list of sheets in the workbook. The most recently opened sheets are always in the front.
- To close the panel use Esc
Or, select a required worksheet using mouse or arrow keys.
How to switch between worksheets
- Use Alt+Right/Left Arrow to flip though and preview the sheets.
- Release the Alt key when you have found the necessary sheet.
How to change shortcut keys of the Sheet Switcher
- Click on the ‘Settings’ button on the XLTools tab.
- Open the ‘Shortcuts’ tab.
- Change hot key combinations as you wish.
Note, that some shortcuts may not be available if they are assigned to other Excel operations.
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