Using a unique URL of an individual worksheet, you can open a Google Sheet on a specific tab.

We can use some smart ways to view and share our Drive files and sheets because everything in Google Sheets is accessible via a web connection i.e., URL. We use the unique URL of an individual worksheet in Google Sheets to discover a direct link.

In this article, let us understand everything about how to Open Google Worksheets on a specific tab with the help of Google Sheet tips. Read further to find more.

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How to Get a Unique URL for an individual worksheet in Google Sheets?

Below are the steps to get the unique URL for individual worksheet in Google sheets,

  • Step-1: From the Google applications, Select Sheets.
  • Step-2: Select Blank Sheet from the Start a new spreadsheet.
  • Step-3: Create new data in Sheet 1.
  • Step-4: Click on the + symbol (Add Sheet) which is available on the bottom left side.
  • Step-5: Create new data in Sheet 2.
  • Step-6: Unique URL for Sheet 1 will be available in the address bar as shown in the below image.

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The Unique URL is – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1hOFIRWj6swqM5Cxikh7bm-5gDnOREanEWPdKg6JdV54/edit#gid=0

The URL is divided into individual parts,

  • Standard first part: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/
  • Sheet Unique ID: 1hOFIRWj6swqM5Cxikh7bm-5gDnOREanEWPdKg6JdV54
  • Worksheet ID: /edit#gid=0

Step-7: Click on Sheet 2 which is available at the bottom left-hand side and the Unique URL for Sheet 2 will be available in the address bar as shown in the below image,

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Here, The Unique URL is – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1hOFIRWj6swqM5Cxikh7bm-5gDnOREanEWPdKg6JdV54/edit#gid=1082559135

The URL is divided into below individual parts,

  • Standard first part: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/
  • Sheet Unique ID: 1hOFIRWj6swqM5Cxikh7bm-5gDnOREanEWPdKg6JdV54
  • Worksheet ID: /edit#gid=1082559135

NOTE: If you have a Spreadsheet with multiple sheets, the ID at the end of the URL will change as you move between them.

How to Get a Unique URL for Filter Views in Google Sheets?

Below are the steps to get the unique URL for filter views in Google sheets,

  • Step-1: From the Google applications, Select Sheets
  • Step-2: Select Blank Sheet from the Start a new spreadsheet
  • Step-3: Create new data in Sheet 1
  • Step-4: Click on the + symbol (Add Sheet) which is available on the bottom left side
  • Step-5: Create new data in Sheet 2
  • Step-6: Place the cursor on the cell having the data and click on the Filter views from the toolbar
  • Step-7: Select Create a new filter view
  • Step-8: Now you get the Unique URL with the filter ID created as shown in the below image,

 

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Here, The filter id URL is – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1hOFIRWj6swqM5Cxikh7bm-5gDnOREanEWPdKg6JdV54/edit#gid=0&fvid=1235084474

The URL is divided into below individual parts,

  • Standard first part: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/
  • Sheet Unique ID: 1hOFIRWj6swqM5Cxikh7bm-5gDnOREanEWPdKg6JdV54
  • Worksheet ID: /edit#gid=0
  • Filter ID: &fvid=1235084474

If you want to link someone to a certain sheet, simply copy and paste the URL into the address bar, and it will open on that sheet.

You may send these URLs to a colleague in an email or a chat message to send them exactly where you want them, providing a customized view for each user.

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