If your Google Sheets file has a lot of worksheets, finding the right one can be difficult. This is made even worse when the tabs have similar names. One way to alleviate this problem, however is by adding color to those tabs.
Our guide below will show you how to modify a worksheet tab in Google Sheets by applying a color to it. This color appears as a horizontal bar at the bottom of the tab. You can select from a large number of colors, so you can really do a lot with this to customize the appearance of the file.
How to Color a Tab in Google Sheets
The steps in this article were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser, but will also work in other browsers like Edge or Firefox.
Step 1: Sign into your Google Drive at https://drive.google.com and open the Sheets file you wish to modify.
Step 2: Locate the worksheet tab at the bottom of the spreadsheet to which you wish to add color.
Step 3: Right-click the tab, select the Change color option, then click on the desired color.
The tab should them look something like the tab indicated in the image below.
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