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
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.