ok the purchase memo works only if its visible, since all the sheets are hidden, would that be the difference, albeit the one name 500 was visible. it doesn't seem to want to go past the first one.  I tried using the sheet number but the msg box says it doesn't exist then goes to error


This code will unhide the sheet if it is hidden, then print it and then hide it.
for sheets that are not hidden, it will just print them.

Sub test()
Dim rng As Range
Dim wks As Worksheet
Dim bHidden As Boolean

For Each rng In Sheets("forms (2)").Range("N3:N20")
If Trim(rng.Value) <> "" Then
On Error Resume Next
Set wks = Nothing
Set wks = Sheets(rng.Text)
On Error GoTo 0
If wks Is Nothing Then
' MsgBox "Sheet " & rng.Value & " does not exist"
bHidden = False
If wks.Visible <> xlSheetVisible Then
   bHidden = True
   wks.Visible = xlSheetVisible
End If
If bHidden Then
 wks.Visible = xlSheetHidden
End If
End If
End If
Next rng
End Sub

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