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Excel VBA Programming For Dummies, 4th Edition

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  • Length: 406 pages
  • Edition: 4
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  • Publication Date: 2015-10-27
  • ISBN-10: 1119077397
  • ISBN-13: 9781119077398

Book Description

Take your data analysis and Excel programming skills to new heights In order to take Excel to the next level, you need to understand and implement the power of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). This 4th edition of "Excel VBA Programming For Dummies" introduces you to a wide array of new Excel options, beginning with the most important tools and operations for the Visual Basic Editor. Inside, you'll get the lowdown on the essential elements and concepts for programming with Excel, discover techniques for handling errors and exterminating bugs, working with range objects, controlling program flow, and much more.

With the release of Microsoft Office 2016, Excel will see changes in its operating system, and this fun, hands-on guide will make it easier than ever to harness the power of Visual Basic for Applications and create custom applications and macros on the world's most popular spreadsheet tool. Packed with friendly advice on the easiest ways to develop custom dialog boxes, toolbars, and menus, you'll be creating Excel applications custom-fit to your unique needs in no time at all! Provides step-by-step instructions for creating VBA macros to maximize productivity Helps to increase efficiency by demonstrating how to customize your applications so they look and work the way you want Fully updated for Excel 2016 All sample programs, VBA code, and worksheets are available at dummies.com

If you're a beginning to intermediate VBA programmer looking to get up to speed on creating customized solutions with Excel applications, "Excel VBA Programming For Dummies, 4th Edition" makes it easier.

Table of contents

Part I: Getting Started with Excel VBA Programming
Chapter 1: What Is VBA?
Chapter 2: Jumping Right In

Part II: How VBA Works with Excel
Chapter 3: Working in the Visual Basic Editor
Chapter 4: Introducing the Excel Object Model
Chapter 5: VBA Sub and Function Procedures
Chapter 6: Using the Excel Macro Recorder

Part III: Programming Concepts
Chapter 7: Essential VBA Language Elements
Chapter 8: Working with Range Objects
Chapter 9: Using VBA and Worksheet Functions
Chapter 10: Controlling Program Flow and Making Decisions
Chapter 11: Automatic Procedures and Events
Chapter 12: Error-Handling Techniques
Chapter 13: Bug Extermination Techniques
Chapter 14: VBA Programming Examples

Part IV: Communicating with Your Users
Chapter 15: Simple Dialog Boxes
Chapter 16: UserForm Basics
Chapter 17: Using UserForm Controls
Chapter 18: UserForm Techniques and Tricks
Chapter 19: Accessing Your Macros through the User Interface

Part V: Putting It All Together
Chapter 20: Creating Worksheet Functions — and Living to Tell
Chapter 21: Creating Excel Add-Ins

Part VI: The Part of Tens
Chapter 22: Ten VBA Questions (and Answers)
Chapter 23: (Almost) Ten Excel Resources
Chapter 24: Ten VBA Do’s and Don’ts

About The Author

John Walkenbach

John Walkenbach, a.k.a. Mr. Spreadsheet, is arguably the world's foremost authority on Microsoft Excel. His fifty-plus Excel books include Excel 2013 Power Programming with VBA, Excel 2013 Formulas, and the bestselling Excel 2013 Bible, all published by Wiley. He has also written hundreds of articles and software reviews, and created the award-winning Power Utility Pak add-in for Excel.

John lives in Tucson, Arizona. He also plays the banjo - but don't let that prevent you from buying his books.

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