Over time VBA has been removed from the main menus and been converted into an option to save beginners from being confused or intimidated by it. For the screen dumps we are going to use Excel but the all of the earlier versions of Excel work in much the same way once you get to actually writing a program. All this program does is to display the message on the screen for you to see.
This may seem trivial but it ensures that you know how to start writing a program and how to run a program without worrying you too much about the difficulties of the actual program. If you are using Excel then your first problem is enabling VBA. Because spreadsheets that contain programs can be a security risk VBA is disabled in all spreadsheets by default. For historical reasons VBA programs are also known as "macros" and you will find that a lot of the menu options and help files refer to macros. You then have tick the Developer box to allow the Developer icon to appear.
This isn't quite enough because you also have to allow the Excel to run programs included with spreadsheets. Select Macro settings and finally select enable all macros. Verify output using the Immediate window 5m 41s. Watch a value in a routine 3m 30s. Write a value to a cell 4m 9s. Cut, copy, and paste cell data 5m 6s. Find values in cells 4m 35s. Concatenate text strings 5m 7s. Return part of a string 3m 57s. Manage worksheets with VBA 7m. Manage workbooks with VBA 5m 7s. Adding Advanced Elements to Your Workbook. Turn off screen updating when you run a macro 3m 8s.
To find out what happens when you use single quotes instead, return to the Visual Basic Editor and replace the "Wow! If you are using cell references ex "A1" , the references will be hard-coded based on what you've entered in quotations. Congratulations on finishing tutorial one. Protect Method;. Create a For loop to repeat a task 5 times using the variable i. The only caveat is that the generated code can be confusing because the Macro editor must make some assumptions about your intentions, and those assumptions are not necessarily accurate. The cell value will now be stored as text, regardless of whether the cell value is a number or text.
Use worksheet functions in a macro 2m 48s. Acquire values using an input box or message box 5m 48s. Call a subroutine from another subroutine 2m 57s. Run a procedure when you open, close, or save a workbook 5m 28s. Run a procedure when a cell range changes 4m 28s. Trigger a procedure using a specific key sequence 2m 41s. Putting It All Together. Apply techniques in a capstone project 5m 1s.
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Hello and welcome to the Home and Learn course for Excel VBA. This is a free beginners programming course, and assumes that you have no experience with . VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) is the programming language of Excel and Object: Learn more about the Workbook and Worksheet object in Excel VBA.
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Getting your feet wet 4m. Saving your files as macro-enabled workbooks 57s. Recording basic macros 8m. Absolute vs.
Overview of procedures in VBA 8m. Why use Option Explicit? Declaration of variables, data types, and scope of variables 8m. How to troubleshoot when your code is not working properly 6m. Assignment 1 preview and instructions 2m.
Reading 10 readings. For Mac users 10m. The importance of a Course Certificate and the future of higher education 5m. For business and finance folks 2m. Course improvement and my philosophy on learning 2m. VBA Tutorial 10m. Review of Excel if you need it! Quiz 1 solutions and explanations 10m. Assignment 1 1h.