WorksheetCollection: add

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Adds a new worksheet to the workbook. The worksheet is added at the end of existing worksheets. If you wish to activate the newly added worksheet, call .activate() on it.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) Files.ReadWrite Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Not supported. Not supported.

HTTP request

POST /me/drive/items/{id}/workbook/worksheets
POST /me/drive/root:/{item-path}:/workbook/worksheets

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Workbook-Session-Id Workbook session Id that determines if changes are persisted or not. Optional.

Request body

In the request body, provide a JSON object with the following parameters.

Parameter Type Description
name string Optional. The name of the worksheet to be added. If specified, name should be unique. If not specified, Excel determines the name of the new worksheet.


If successful, this method returns 201 Created response code and WorkbookWorksheet object in the response body.


Here's an example of how to call this API.


Here's an example of the request.

Content-type: application/json

  "name": "name-value"

Here's an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

  "id": "id-value",
  "position": 99,
  "name": "name-value",
  "visibility": "visibility-value"