class Names(impl)#

A collection of all name objects in the workbook:

>>> import xlwings as xw
>>> book = xw.books['Book1']  # book scope and sheet scope
>>> book.names
[<Name 'MyName': =Sheet1!$A$3>]
>>> book.sheets[0].names  # sheet scope only

New in version 0.9.0.

add(name, refers_to)#

Defines a new name for a range of cells.

  • name (str) – Specifies the text to use as the name. Names cannot include spaces and cannot be formatted as cell references.

  • refers_to (str) – Describes what the name refers to, in English, using A1-style notation.


Return type


New in version 0.9.0.

property api#

Returns the native object (pywin32 or appscript obj) of the engine beingused.

New in version 0.9.0.

property count#

Returns the number of objects in the collection.