You must save the worksheet in order to get the a result. Note: the CELL function is a volatile function and can cause performance problems in larger or more complicated worksheets.  In this example, we want the path, name, and sheet for the current workbook. To get this information, the info_type argument is set to “reference” in a formula like this: With this configuration, CELL will return the name in this format: Note that you must save the worksheet in order to get the a result.  The second argument, reference, is optional and can be any cell in the worksheet. If reference is not supplied, CELL will return the name of the current “active sheet” which may or may not be the sheet where the formula exists, and might even be in a different workbook. To avoid confusion, use A1 for reference.

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