Retrieve Names of Smart Tables And Corresponding Worksheets

Andreas Hermle
Andreas Hermle used Ask the Experts™
Dear Experts:

My current workbook is a multi-worksheet workbook.

All of these worksheets (with the exception of a worksheet named 'Overview) contain smart tables which I have named such aus 'MT_Surgery' or ' CT_Scissors' etc.

I now would like to retrieve all the names of these smart tables along with their location, i.e. which worksheet these named smart tables reside in.

This data is to be compiled in the worksheet named Overview.

So the result should look like this in the worksheet called 'Overview'


I guess this can only be achieved using a macro.

Help is very much appreciated. Thank you very much in advance.

Regards, Andreas
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA Expert
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Awarded 2015

How is your question different from your last question?
Andreas HermleTeam leader


It differs as follows:

My last question was based on the assumption that all the named smart tables have been filled in manually in Column B of the 'Overview' Worksheet.

The new question asks the experts to also retrieve the user-defined names of the smart tables.

Thank you .
Excel & VBA Expert
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Awarded 2015
Okay. Please give this a try and let me know if this is what you are trying to achieve.

Sub ListTableNames()
Dim dws As Worksheet, ws As Worksheet
Dim tbl As ListObject
Dim lr As Long

Application.ScreenUpdating = True
Set dws = Worksheets("Overview")
With dws.Range("A1:B1")
    .Value = Array("Name of Worksheet", "Name_Smart_Table")
    .Font.Bold = True
    .Font.Size = 13
End With
For Each ws In ThisWorkbook.Worksheets
    For Each tbl In ws.ListObjects
        If tbl.Name Like "??_*" Then
            lr = dws.Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row + 1
            dws.Range("A" & lr).Value = ws.Name
            dws.Range("B" & lr).Value = tbl.Name
        End If
    Next tbl
Next ws
dws.Range("A1").CurrentRegion.Borders.Color = vbBlack
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

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Andreas HermleTeam leader


Great coding Subodh, I really appreciate your expertise :-) Thank you very much.

That is exactly how I wanted it.
Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA Expert
Most Valuable Expert 2018
Awarded 2015

You're welcome Andreas!
Thanks for the feedback. :)

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