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Excel VBA to Copy Multiple Sheets to New Workbook

We often have to copy one or multiple sheets from one workbook to a new workbook while working in Microsoft Excel. In this article, I am going to explain the whole procedure in detailed steps on how to copy multiple sheets to a new workbook with VBA in Excel. I hope it will be very helpful for you if you are looking for an efficient way to do so.


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Step-by-Step Procedures to Copy Multiple Sheets to New Workbook with VBA in Excel

In order to offload the repetition of creating the same worksheets again in a newly created workbook, we can apply the VBA code to do so. The process is discussed in detail in the following section.


Step 1: Create a Workbook with Multiple Sheets

  • In order to copy multiple sheets from a workbook, it is the first and foremost task to have a complete workbook with multiple sheets. Here, I have a workbook named Workbook1 with employees’ sales performance in different months in sheets January, February, and March.

Copy Multiple Sheets to New Workbook VBA

  • Now, create a new workbook and place both workbooks in the same folder. Here, I have created another workbook named Copy Multiple Sheets to New Workbook VBA and placed both workbooks under the same folder.


Step 2: Insert Module to Copy Multiple Sheets to New Workbook

  • Now, open the workbook where you want to copy multiple sheets.
  • Followingly, go to the Developer tab and click on Visual Basic from the ribbon.

Create Module to Copy Multiple Sheets to New Workbook with VBA

  • After that, click on the Insert tab.
  • From the available options, pick Module.


Step 3: Execute VBA to Copy Multiple Sheets to New Workbook

  • Now, insert the following VBA code in that module and click on Run to execute the code. Alternatively, you can press the  F5  button to execute the code.

Sub Copy_Sheets()
Dim Source As String
Dim Destination As String
Source = "Workbook1.xlsx"
Destination = "Copy Multiple Sheets to New Workbook VBA.xlsm"
Dim Worksheets As Variant
ReDim Worksheets(3)
Worksheets(1) = "January"
Worksheets(2) = "February"
Worksheets(3) = "March"
Dim i As Variant
For i = 1 To UBound(Worksheets)
    Workbooks(Source).Sheets(Worksheets(i)).Copy _
       After:=Workbooks(Destination).Sheets(Workbooks(Destination).Sheets.Count)
Next i
End Sub

Execute VBA to Copy Multiple Sheets to New Workbook

  • Thus, we can copy multiple sheets to a new workbook with VBA.

Copy Multiple Sheets to New Workbook VBA

Notes
  • For this method to work perfectly, you must keep both workbooks open at the same time. Unless this method won’t work.
  • You must write the VBA code and run it in the destination workbook, not in the source workbook.

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Conclusion

At the end of this article, I like to add that I have tried to explain the whole procedure in detailed steps on how to copy multiple sheets to new workbook with VBA in Excel. It will be a matter of great pleasure for me if this article could help any Excel user even a little. For any further queries, comment below. You can visit our site for more articles about using Excel.


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Rifat Hassan

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