# Get full workbook name and path

=CELL("filename",A1)

If you want to get the current workbook's full path, name, and sheet with a formula, you can use the CELL function and a reference to any cell in the workbook. CELL will return the name in this format:

path[workbook.xlsx]sheetname

Note that you must save the worksheet in order to get the a result.

### A note about the reference argument

The CELL function has an optional second argument called "reference". If reference is not supplied, CELL will return the name of the current "active sheet" which may or may not be the sheet where the formula exists, and might even be in a different workbook. To eliminate confusion, supply A1 for reference when you are getting the filename.

## Excel Formula Training

Formulas are the key to getting things done in Excel. In this accelerated training, you'll learn how to use formulas to manipulate text, work with dates and times, lookup values with VLOOKUP and INDEX & MATCH, count and sum with criteria, dynamically rank values, and create dynamic ranges. You'll also learn how to troubleshoot, trace errors, and fix problems. Instant access. See details here.