Extracting the sheet name from a formula

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Description

Extracts the sheet name from a formula of the form <SHEET_NAME>!<CELL_ADDRESS>

Usage

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Arguments

formula

Formula string of the form <SHEET_NAME>!<CELL_ADDRESS>. Note that the validity of the formula won't be checked.

Value

Returns the name of the sheet referenced in the formula. For quoted sheet names (required if names contain e.g. whitespaces or exclamation marks (!)) in formulas the function returns the unquoted name.

Author(s)

Martin Studer
Mirai Solutions GmbH http://www.mirai-solutions.com

Examples

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extractSheetName(c("MySheet!$A$1", "'My Sheet'!$A$1", "'My!Sheet'!$A$1"))

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