Delete All Blank Worksheets In Your Excel Workbook With VBA

Remove Every Empty Worksheet In Your Excel Workbook With VBA

What This VBA Code Does

This is a great little snippet of code I often use whenever I am cleaning up Excel workbooks or when I am using VBA macros to create new workbooks and I want to remove any excess worksheet tabs that might be hanging around.

Remove All Blank Tabs In ActiveWorkbook

Sub RemoveBlankSheets_ActiveWorkbook()
'PURPOSE: Delete any blanks sheets in the active workbook
'SOURCE: www.TheSpreadsheetGuru.com/the-code-vault

Dim sht As Worksheet

Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
  
For Each sht In ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets
  If WorksheetFunction.CountA(sht.Cells) = 0 And _
    ActiveWorkbook.Sheets.Count > 1 Then sht.Delete
Next sht

Application.DisplayAlerts = True
Application.ScreenUpdating = True

End Sub

Loop Through All Open Workbooks And Remove Blank Tabs

Sub RemoveBlankSheets_AllWorkbooks()
'PURPOSE: Delete any blanks sheets in any open workbook
'SOURCE: www.TheSpreadsheetGuru.com/the-code-vault

Dim wb As Workbook
Dim sht As Worksheet

Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
  
For Each wb In Application.Workbooks
  If wb.Name <> "PERSONAL.xlsb" Then
    For Each sht In wb.Worksheets
      If WorksheetFunction.CountA(sht.Cells) = 0 And _
        wb.Sheets.Count > 1 Then sht.Delete
    Next sht
  End If
Next wb

Application.DisplayAlerts = True
Application.ScreenUpdating = True

End Sub

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