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Get Excel Worksheets Names using Java

When you want to find the specific worksheet quickly from several Excel workbooks that containing a lot of data, you may need to get the names of these worksheets first. This article will introduce a time-saving method to get worksheets names without opening the workbook. (API: Free Spire.XLS for Java)

Installation
Method 1: Download the free API and unzip it, then add the Spire.Xls.jar file to your project as dependency.
Method 2: You can also add the jar dependency to maven project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml.

<repositories>
        <repository>
            <id>com.e-iceblue</id>
            <name>e-iceblue</name>
            <url>http://repo.e-iceblue.com/nexus/content/groups/public/</url>
        </repository>
</repositories>
<dependencies>
    <dependency>
        <groupId>e-iceblue</groupId>
        <artifactId>spire.xls.free</artifactId>
        <version>3.9.1</version>
    </dependency>
</dependencies>
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Relevant Code Snippet

import com.spire.xls.Workbook;
import com.spire.xls.Worksheet;

public class GetWorksheetName {
    public static void main(String[] args) {

        //Create a Workbook object
        Workbook wb = new Workbook();

        //Load a sample Excel file
        wb.loadFromFile("report.xlsx");

        //Loop through the worksheets
        for (Object sheet: wb.getWorksheets()
                ) {

            //Get worksheets names
            String sheetName = ((Worksheet) sheet).getName();
            System.out.println(sheetName);
        }
    }
}
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