Excel 2016 VBA

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Course Number: VBA-132

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Excel VBA Training Overview

Accelebrate's Excel 2016 VBA training teaches attendees how to automate Excel 2016 using Visual Basic for Applications.

Important Note: We also offer a 4-day course that course includes a day of time spent working on your actual VBA projects, existing and under development.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Microsoft courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

All attendees will:

  • Use the main features of the VBA Editor window and learn core VBA concepts.
  • Build sub procedures and user-defined functions.
  • Learn the Excel object model and write code to control Excel objects.
  • Create and use variables.
  • Use a wide array of standard programming techniques.
  • Create a user interface (a custom form complete with a variety of controls and code to drive the user form).
  • Create PivotTables programmatically.
  • Learn and use multiple troubleshooting and debugging features.
  • Incorporate error handlers to deal with unforeseen issues.

Prerequisites

All attendees must have prior knowledge of Excel 2016. Prior scripting or programming knowledge is very helpful but not required.

Outline

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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 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
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Excel VBA training attendees receive comprehensive courseware and a related textbook.

Software Requirements:

  • A full installation of Microsoft Office 2016 (or at least Excel and Access), including Visual Basic support and Visual Basic Help.
  • If you have purchased this course, please contact us for detailed setup instructions.


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