Too Many Tabs

lpaulg3

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I have kept a spreadsheet for years that contains tons of lists that I may need on a moment's notice. The problem is I have to slowly pick my way through all the tabs at the bottom to find the one I'm looking for.
Is there a way to group several workbooks together under one tab?
e.g. rather than having tabs at the bottom like this:
Paul Mary Jim Nancy 10-12-13 Mike Sally Equipment Sizes Scores Travel 10-14-13 9-05-13
I'd rather see:
Men Women Dates Stats Equipment
Under the "Men" tab I would see the following tabs: Paul Jim Mike
Under the "Women" tab I would see the following tabs: Mary Nancy Sally
etc.

Or, is the only way to sort the spreadsheet quickly -a table of contents with hyperlinks? (not preferred)
 

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shg

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There's no way to have hierarchical tabs.
 

mikerickson

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If you right click on the tab arrows at the bottom of the sheet, a list of all the sheets will appear, allowing you to click straight to your sheet.
 

ttdk1

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you can make a macro that list all your tabs by name on a worksheet column with checkbox next to them. toggling the checkbox to hide or unhide tabs.. less visible tabs are more manageable
 
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