Excel VBA Programming For Dummies, 5th Edition Front Cover

Excel VBA Programming For Dummies, 5th Edition

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  • Length: 416 pages
  • Edition: 1
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  • Publication Date: 2018-10-19
  • ISBN-10: 1119518172
  • ISBN-13: 9781119518174

Book Description

Take your Excel programming skills to the next level

To take Excel to the next level, you need to understand and implement the power of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). 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 find an overview of the essential elements and concepts for programming with Excel. In no time, you’ll discover techniques for handling errors and exterminating bugs, working with range objects and controlling program flow, and much more. With friendly advice on the easiest ways to develop custom dialog boxes, toolbars, and menus, readers will be creating Excel applications custom fit to their unique needs!

  • Fully updated for the new Excel 2019
  • Step-by-step instructions for creating VBA macros to maximize productivity
  • Guidance on customizing your applications so they work the way you want
  • All sample programs, VBA code, and worksheets are available at dummies.com

Beginning VBA programmers rejoice! This easy-to-follow book makes it easier than ever to excel at Excel VBA!

Table of contents

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

Part 2: 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 3: 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 4: 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 5: Putting It All Together
Chapter 20: Creating Worksheet Functions — and Living to Tell about It
Chapter 21: Creating Excel Add-Ins

Part 6: The Part of Tens
Chapter 22: Ten Handy Visual Basic Editor Tips
Chapter 23: Resources for VBA Help
Chapter 24: Ten VBA Do’s and Don’ts

About The Author

Michael Alexander

Mike Alexander is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) and author of several books on advanced business analysis with Microsoft Access and Excel. He has more than 16 years’ experience consulting and developing Office solutions. Mike has been named a Microsoft MVP for his ongoing contributions to the Excel community. You can visit Mike at www.datapigtechnologies.com, where he regularly shares Excel and Access tips and techniques.

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