Excel 2010 Programming with VBA

Skills covered:

Overview

In this course, students will examine the Visual Basic for Applications Environment and created custom procedures to enhance the functionality of Excel.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand the programming environment of Visual Basic for applications and know how to create custom procedures and functions that can expand their ability to use Excel more effectively.

Audience

This course is intended for the experienced Excel 2010 users that want to gain basic knowledge of Visual Basic.

Syllabus

Getting Started

  • Introducing Visual Basic for Applications
  • Displaying the Developer Tab in the Ribbon
  • Recording a Macro
  • Saving a Macro-Enabled Workbook
  • Running a Macro
  • Editing a Macro in the Visual Basic Editor
  • Understanding the Development Environment
  • Using Visual Basic Help
  • Closing the Visual Basic Editor
  • Understanding Macro Security

Working with Procedures and Functions

  • Understanding Modules
  • Creating a Standard Module
  • Understanding Procedures
  • Creating a Sub Procedure
  • Calling Procedures
  • Using the Immediate Window to Call Procedures
  • Creating a Function Procedure
  • Naming Procedures
  • Working with the Code Editor

Understanding Objects

  • Understanding Objects
  • Navigating the Excel Object Hierarchy
  • Understanding Collections
  • Using the Object Browser
  • Working with Properties
  • Using the With Statement
  • Working with Methods
  • Creating an Event Procedure

Using Expressions, Variables, and Intrinsic Functions

  • Understanding Expressions and Statements
  • Declaring Variables
  • Understanding Data Types
  • Working with Variable Scope
  • Using Intrinsic Functions
  • Understanding Constants
  • Using Intrinsic Constants
  • Using Message Boxes
  • Using Input Boxes
  • Declaring and Using Object Variables

Controlling Program Execution

  • Understanding Control-of-Flow Structures
  • Working with Boolean Expressions
  • Using the If End If Decision Structures
  • Using the Select Case End Select Structure
  • Using the Do Loop Structure
  • Using the For To Next Structure
  • Using the For Each Next Structure
  • Guidelines for use of Control-of-Flow Structures

Working with Forms and Controls

  • Understanding UserForms
  • Using the Toolbox
  • Working with UserForm Properties, Events, and Methods
  • Understanding Controls
  • Setting Control Properties in the Properties Window
  • Working with the Label Control
  • Working with the Text Box Control
  • Working with the Command Button Control
  • Working with the Combo Box Control
  • Working with the Frame Control
  • Working with Option Button Controls
  • Working with Control Appearance
  • Setting the Tab Order
  • Populating a Control
  • Adding Code to Controls
  • Launching a Form in Code

Working with the PivotTable Object

  • Understanding PivotTables
  • Creating a PivotTable Using Worksheet Data
  • Working with the PivotTable Objects
  • Working with the PivotFields Collection
  • Assigning a Macro to the Quick Access Toolbar

Debugging Code

  • Understanding Errors
  • Using Debugging Tools
  • Setting Breakpoints
  • Stepping through Code
  • Using Break Mode during Run mode
  • Determining the Value of Expressions

Handling Errors

  • Understanding Error Handling
  • Understanding VBAs Error Trapping Options
  • Trapping Errors with the On Error Statement
  • Understanding the Err Object
  • Writing an Error-Handling Routine
  • Working with Inline Error Handling

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