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Microsoft Excel VBA

Duration: 2 Days


Get ready to take your Excel applications to the next level by harnessing the power of the VBA language. Aspect’s Excel VBA course will help you gain more control over your spreadsheets by using VBA while also showing you how to develop more dynamic Excel applications for other users. From introductory concepts to advanced developer topics, it guides you through every aspect of Excel VBA.

Aspect’s Excel VBA course is the perfect introduction to VBA and shows you how to use it to enhance Excel. You'll then learn how to work with the key objects and uncover the best ways to gain access to workbooks, worksheets, and more.

Aspect’s Excel VBA course helps you to create automated spreadsheets for all those repetitive tasks. VBA can also help to simply complex tasks that need to be performed on a regular basis. At the end of the course, users will be able to record and run macros, edit the VBA code, build in looping structures and create custom forms.


Delegates should have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel or should have attended all of the following courses (or similar) prior to this course:
Aspect’s Excel Introduction
Aspect’s Excel Intermediate
Aspect’s Excel Advance

Course Topics:

Getting Started

Introducing Visual Basic for Applications
Displaying the Developer Tab
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
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
Using Intrinsic Constants
Using Message Boxes
Using Input Boxes
Declaring and Using Object Variables

Controlling Program Execution

Understanding Control-of-Flow Structures
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 Control Appearance
Setting the Tab Order
Populating a Control
Adding Code to Controls
Launching a Form in Code

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 VBA's 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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