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Excel VBA- Delete WS based on DV List Value

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Hi Experts,  :)

I'm creating a workbook that auto adds worksheets and name them based on values within range A4:A23.  The user would click on the yellow image to have named sheet(s) created.  

Name Range Sample
I need VBA that'll delete worksheets whose name is in the DV list in cell A2.

Sample DV List
Is this possible?  Sample workbook is attached also

Thank you!
SampleDeleteWSBasedCriteria.xlsm
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Shanan212 earned 2000 total points
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See code/attached worksheet.

Try clicking the button next to A2 to run code.

Sub deletesheet()
    
    Dim e As String, iRow As Long, ws As Worksheet, main As Worksheet
    
    Set main = ActiveSheet
    e = ActiveSheet.Range("A2").Value
    
    ActiveSheet.AutoFilterMode = False
    Range("A3:F3").Select
    Selection.AutoFilter
    
    iRow = ActiveSheet.Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Offset(0, 0).Row
    
    If Application.WorksheetFunction.CountIf(Range("A5:A" & iRow), e) > 0 Then
        
        For Each ws In ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets
            ws.Activate
            If ws.Name = e Then
                Application.DisplayAlerts = False
                Sheets(e).Delete
            End If
        Next ws
        main.Select
        Range("A2").Select
        MsgBox "Deleted " & e, vbInformation
    Else
        MsgBox "Your selection is not found among the list!", vbExclamation
    End If
    
End Sub

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by:"Abys" Wallace
ID: 38815815
Shanan212:  Thank you!  works perfect!  and I like the msg box that advises which sheet was just deleted.
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You are welcome :)
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