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  • Get started with recording and play macros
  • Learn to use sub routines, with and without arguments
  • Create user-defined functions (UDFs)
  • Work with loops and effectively debug your code
  • Use UDFs to describe arguments, create custom categories and more
  • Reference external libraries and use them in your project
  • Program interaction and sharing with other Office Applications
  • Learn to work with enumeration
  • Use advanced features and work with Windows APIs
  • Create classes and hide away complex code

Do you have repetitive tasks that you would like to get rid of for good? Would you like to integrate Office Applications in order to streamline some of your tasks? Then look no further. This compact book will provide you with the knowledge to get your VBA programming off the ground and up to a comfortable cruising speed.

"Excel Programming with VBA Starter" was born out of the need to have a short, but yet all-encompassing book that would give you a solid foundation in programming with Visual Basic for Applications. This book will enable you to harness the power of VBA in Excel and put it to good use throughout the course of your working day.

Can't find properties and methods of an object? Don't know what a property, method or object is? Covering simple and advanced topics, create powerful, reusable examples such as IO, picking files from within Excel and automatically attaching them to e-mails. Learn and use the concept of encapsulation to condense code into bite-size methods to be easily accessed from within your projects, plus much more.

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Extend and enhance your Excel spreadsheets using the power of Macros and VBA programming
  • Get to grips with the VBA language to create professional spreadsheets
  • Follow practical examples to common problems that you will find yourself using time and time again
Page Count 60
Course Length 1 hours 48 minutes
ISBN 9781849688451
Date Of Publication 17 Oct 2012


Robert Martin

Robert Martin is an Excel MVP and Microsoft Certified Professional. With a background in finance, his career has ranged from being an IT Director of an investment bank in London to doing charity work in Africa, before moving to Brazil in 2007 and setting up an IT consultancy firm and then authoring training (audiovisual and written) material on Microsoft technologies.

Currently he works in Brazil as an IT Consultant.

Robert Martin has also authored the following books:

  • Excel Avançado, Digerati 2008 RibbonX
  • Customizing the Office 2007 Ribbon, Wiley 2008 Excel e VBA na Modelagem Financeira
  • Uma abordagem prática. Axcel Books, 2005