Although there is no built-in tool to alphanumerically sort sheets, charts, Microsoft Excel 4.0 macro sheets, and dialog sheets in a workbook, you can do this with a macro.
Note In Microsoft Office Excel 2007 and in earlier versions of Microsoft Excel, you cannot sort macro sheets because they are displayed in the Visual Basic Editor.
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Sub Sort_Active_Book()Dim i As IntegerDim j As IntegerDim iAnswer As VbMsgBoxResult'' Prompt the user as which direction they wish to' sort the worksheets.' iAnswer = MsgBox("Sort Sheets in Ascending Order?" & Chr(10) _ & "Clicking No will sort in Descending Order", _ vbYesNoCancel + vbQuestion + vbDefaultButton1, "Sort Worksheets") For i = 1 To Sheets.Count For j = 1 To Sheets.Count - 1'' If the answer is Yes, then sort in ascending order.' If iAnswer = vbYes Then If UCase$(Sheets(j).Name) > UCase$(Sheets(j + 1).Name) Then Sheets(j).Move After:=Sheets(j + 1) End If'' If the answer is No, then sort in descending order.' ElseIf iAnswer = vbNo Then If UCase$(Sheets(j).Name) < UCase$(Sheets(j + 1).Name) Then Sheets(j).Move After:=Sheets(j + 1) End If End If Next j Next iEnd Sub
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