# extractSheetName

From XLConnect v0.2-15
by Martin Studer

##### Extracting the sheet name from a formula

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

- Keywords
- utilities

##### Usage

`extractSheetName(formula)`

##### 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.

##### Examples

```
# NOT RUN {
extractSheetName(c("MySheet!$A$1", "'My Sheet'!$A$1", "'My!Sheet'!$A$1"))
# }
```

*Documentation reproduced from package XLConnect, version 0.2-15, License: GPL-3*

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