Does Sheet tab exist?

I am looking for some VBA that looks for a specific sheet tab name, and if it exists fine, if not create it.  Has anyone done this before?
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Try something like this.....
Sub CreateSheetIFDoesNotExist()
Dim ws As String
ws = "Sheet5"   'Checking if Sheet5 exists
If Not WorksheetExists(ws) Then
    Worksheets.Add(after:=Worksheets(Worksheets.Count)).Name = ws
End If
End Sub

Function WorksheetExists(shName As String) As Boolean
On Error Resume Next
WorksheetExists = CBool(Len(Worksheets(shName).Name) > 0)
End Function

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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
You can use something like this...

Sub checksheets()
    Dim ws As Worksheet
    On Error Resume Next
    Set ws = Sheets("Sheet1")

    If ws Is Nothing Then
        Sheets.Add after:=Sheets(Sheets.Count)
        ActiveSheet.Name = "Sheet1"
    End If

End Sub

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I'm checking for sheet1 in this code...


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You can also iterate the worksheets, looking for a worksheet with a particular name.
Function WksExists(parmName As String) As Boolean
    Dim wks As Worksheet
    For Each wks In Worksheets
        If wks.Name = parmName Then
            WksExists = True
            Exit Function
        End If
    WksExists = False
End Function

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Although I wrote it this article about Access objects, the basic principles apply for Excel:
RWayneHAuthor Commented:
Yup worked fine.  Thanks.
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