Output the Name of the Current Excel Workbook Including Extension - UDF

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Free Excel UDF to display the name of the current Excel workbook, including the workbook extension. This function has no arguments and is very easy to use. Simply enter the function into any spreadsheet and the function will return the full name and extension of that spreadsheet.

This is a great function to use when you need to keep tabs on what version of an Excel file you are working with as well as on any master worksheet within a spreadsheet.

Where to install the macro:  Module

UDF to Output the Name of the Current Excel Workbook Including Extension

Function WORKBOOKNAME()
WORKBOOKNAME= ThisWorkbook.Name
End Function








How to Install the Macro
  1. Select and copy the text from within the grey box above.

  2. Open the Microsoft Excel file in which you would like the Macro to function.

  3. Press "Alt + F11" - This will open the Visual Basic Editor - Works for all Excel Versions.  Or For other ways to get there, Click Here.

  4. On the new window that opens up, go to the left side where the vertical pane is located. Locate your Excel file; it will be called VBAProject (YOUR FILE'S NAME HERE) and click this.

  5. If the Macro goes in a Module, Click Here, otherwise continue to Step 8.

  6. If the Macro goes in the Workbook or ThisWorkbook, Click Here, otherwise continue to Step 8.

  7. If the Macro goes in the Worksheet Code, Click Here, otherwise continue to Step 8.

  8. Close the Microsoft Visual Basic Editor window and save the Excel file. When you close the Visual Basic Editor window, the regular Excel window will not close.

  9. You are now ready to run the macro.


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