Teach yourself how to use Microsoft® Visual Basic® for Applications (VBA) to take command of Microsoft Excel Version 2002. Choose your own best starting point in this self-paced guide to learn how to automate spreadsheets, write your own functions and procedures, customize menus and toolbars, and more. Easy-to-follow lessons with real-world scenarios and examples show you exactly how to maximize the built-in programming power in Microsoft Excel 2002. Numerous screenshots and a CD full of practice files help you master step-by-step programming procedures. Find out how to create custom solutions with Microsoft Excel and this book—then keep it nearby as an ongoing desktop reference to VBA functions and features. Learn at your own pace how to:
Use macros to automate simple and complex tasks
Manipulate workbooks and worksheets
Explore range objects
Work with graphical objects
Build and manipulate PivotTable® objects
Create loops and conditional statements with Visual Basic
Use dialog box controls on worksheets
Create and use custom functions and handle macro errors
Create custom toolbar buttons, menu commands, command buttons, event handlers, and dialog boxes
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Microsoft® Excel 2002 Visual Basic® for Applications Step by Step
Reed Jacobson, Reed Jacobsen
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Reed Jacobson is an expert in Excel and a popular author. In addition to writing about Excel Visual Basic since its inception, other authoring credits include Microsoft SQL Server™ 2005 Analysis Services STEP BY STEP, Microsoft Excel 97 STEP BY STEP, Advanced Topics, and Microsoft Office 2000 Expert Companion. He has created several training courses on Microsoft Office and Visual Basic, and is a regular presenter at SQL PASS, Tech*Ed, and other Microsoft conferences and seminars. He is a senior architect for Hitachi Consulting, specializing in Business Intelligence solutions. Prior to joining Hitachi Consulting, Reed worked as a software application specialist for Hewlett Packard for 10 years and ran his own consulting firm for eight years. Reed received a BA in Japanese and Linguistics, an MBA from Brigham Young University, and he studied linguistics under a graduate fellowship at Cornell University.
Reed Jacobson is a senior architect in Hitachi Consulting’s Business Intelligence practice. He has authored several training courses and books, including Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services Step by Step.