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Excel VBA Programming For Dummies

Kusleika, Dick


6. Edition April 2022
432 Pages, Softcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-84307-8
John Wiley & Sons

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Find out what Excel is capable of with this step-by-step guide to VBA

Short of changing the tires on your car, Microsoft Excel can do pretty much anything. And the possibilities are even more endless when you learn to program with Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). Regardless of your familiarity with Excel VBA, Excel VBA Programming For Dummies can enhance your experience with the popular spreadsheet software.

Pretty soon, you'll be doing things you didn't think were possible in Excel, from automating processes to writing your own worksheet functions. You'll learn how to:
* Understand the basic tools and operations of Visual Basic for Applications
* Create custom spreadsheet functions that make life easier for you and the people maintaining your spreadsheets
* Deal with errors and exceptions and eliminate the bugs in your code

Perfect for anyone who's never even heard of Excel VBA, Excel VBA Programming For Dummies is also a fantastic resource for intermediate and advanced Excel users looking for a heads-up on the latest features and newest functionality of this simple yet powerful scripting language.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Starting Excel VBA Programming 7

Chapter 1: Getting to Know VBA 9

Chapter 2: Building Simple Macros 17

Part 2: Employing VBA with Excel 29

Chapter 3: Working in the Visual Basic Editor 31

Chapter 4: Introducing the Excel Object Model 51

Chapter 5: VBA Sub and Function Procedures 67

Chapter 6: Using the Excel Macro Recorder 83

Part 3: Programming Concepts 97

Chapter 7: Essential VBA Language Elements 99

Chapter 8: Working with Range Objects 119

Chapter 9: Using VBA and Worksheet Functions 135

Chapter 10: Controlling Program Flow and Making Decisions 151

Chapter 11: Automatic Procedures and Events 171

Chapter 12: Error-Handling Techniques 193

Chapter 13: Bug Extermination Techniques 205

Chapter 14: VBA Programming Examples 219

Part 4: Communicating with Your Users 243

Chapter 15: Simple Dialog Boxes 245

Chapter 16: UserForm Basics 263

Chapter 17: Using UserForm Controls 281

Chapter 18: UserForm Techniques and Tricks 301

Chapter 19: Accessing Your Macros through the User Interface 329

Part 5: Putting It All Together 343

Chapter 20: Creating Worksheet Functions 345

Chapter 21: Creating Excel Add-Ins 365

Part 6: The Part of Tens 377

Chapter 22: Ten Handy Visual Basic Editor Tips 379

Chapter 23: Resources for VBA Help 389

Chapter 24: Ten VBA Do's and Don'ts 395

Index 401
Dick Kusleika has over 25 years' experience helping Office users get the most out of Microsoft's bestselling software. From online forums to blogs, books, and conferences, he delivers sound and straightforward advice to readers of all skill levels.