Master VBA for Excel: Discover How to Put Excel on Autopilot

VBA for Excel beginner and intermediate training. Discover how to automate your time-consuming procedures in Excel.
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  • Length 8.5 hours
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

    Master Automation by Learning the Ins and Outs of Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for Excel

  • How to automate tasks and operations that you perform frequently
  • Learn how to use the VBA editor
  • Discover the use input boxes and message boxes to interact users
  • Learn how to use error messages
  • Exercise files to practice what you learn
  • Learn advanced methods for automating tedious Excel jobs
  • Advanced VBA Language Details in easy-to-learn form
  • Learn vital Event Patterns
  • Extensive discussion of Custom Object possibilities
  • Successfully interfacing with Excel
  • Working with References and Libraries
  • Discover how to customize the right click menu
  • How to modify the Excel user interface

Great for automating repetitive tasks and operations that you perform frequently, VBA is a powerful tool to increase your productivity.

Essential VBA Training for Excel

Contents and Overview

The course is designed for individuals and professionals who are new to VBA and who are seeking practical ways to automate tasks in Microsoft Excel that are performed frequently.

Through 4 hours of video lectures and exercise files, you'll learn the essentials you need to know to create powerful macros using VBA for Excel.

Find out how to use the VBA editor, VBA syntax, keywords, and comments.

Discover how to define and manage variables, set up subroutines, and create functions.

Also, find out how to use input boxes and message boxes to interact with end users.

Learn practical methods for using macro errors to improve your VBA code.

When you complete this course, you'll be well on your way to using VBA macros in Excel to help you and others automate tasks and operations performed frequently.

Intermediate VBA for Excel

You've completed the beginner course in VBA - or you've used VBA in your personal life or at work. You know your way around this incredibly helpful Visual Basics for Applications that is always associated with power driving MS Excel. You understand how VBA can automate BIG Excel tasks so they can be done quickly, making you look like the office genius. Hey, nothing wrong with that!

Now challenge yourself with the next logical step. Intermediate VBA is the learner friendly course that steps you through powerful, more advanced features and possibilities of making VBA do what you need it to.

Contents and Overview

This professionally produced video course shows anyone with some VBA experience how to super charge Excel. You will learn more advanced procedures for automating tough and time consuming Excel jobs with advanced micros. This course gives you a lot more power to fully customize VBA to do some pretty miraculous things.

The course starts with a very helpful and detailed discussion of more advanced VBA language. Don't let "more advanced" scare you away. The course always assumes you've got a life and need these things explained in ways that are quick and easy to fully grasp.

Next is a solid discussion of Event Patterns. This gives you advanced tools for doing just about anything you need with VBA. That is followed by a major section on Custom Objects.

Of course, there is plenty of information on making VBA work smoothly with Excel. Then the course wraps up with a great tutorial on how to use References and Libraries. Just what you need to continue in your study of VBA for as long as you like.

To help you retain the information the instructor has included exercise files to practice what you learned. Then there is an optional quiz to test your knowledge.

This is the Intermediate training you need for advanced abilities with VBA. Make yourself more valuable at work. Or use these concepts for your own business or personal needs.

This course includes:

  • Exercise files to practice what you've learned
  • Beginner and intermediate courses
  • A certificate of completion

All of our videos are high definition; therefore, they are best viewed with the HD setting on and the videos enlarged.

What are the requirements?

  • Microsoft Excel for Windows. The course was created using Excel 2013 for Windows. All of the code used in this course except for one property is compatible for Excel 2007, Excel 2010, and Excel 2013.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • How to automate tasks and operations that you perform frequently.
  • General syntax rules, what keywords are, and how to add comments.
  • What variables are, and how they relate to functions versus methods and subroutines.
  • How to specify different variables, including arrays, and how to manage them in code.
  • How to use intellitext with variables, particularly those that are defined constants.
  • What functions are, how they are used, and how to stage a scenario to complete.
  • How functions return values.
  • How to define inputs for functions.
  • How to use input boxes and message boxes to interact with the user.
  • The intricacies surrounding creating an array formula.
  • How to use the application object to control the user experience.
  • How to use errors to improve your code.
  • How to use the name and names object to manage named ranges.
  • General information about the PivotTable object and basic approaches to utilizing it.
  • Discover some of the more advanced details about VBA, such as memory management and additional key words.
  • How to write and implement Excel events, to modify how Excel reacts to different user actions.
  • Discover how to modify a variety of standard behaviors, such as double clicking, opening files and saving files through VBA.
  • Learn custom classes, including introducing you to blank custom classes, and finally moves onto how do you use user form classes.
  • Learn how to design and implement specialized classes of objects.
  • Discover how to customize the right click menu within cell ranges.
  • Learn external libraries, and how you can extend VBA's capabilities beyond standard Excel options.
  • Learn about where VBA falls within the Excel file structure, and how different Excel file types use VBA differently.
  • How to modify the Excel user interface, including the "Ribbon" and context menus to interact with your VBA code.

Who is the target audience?

  • Those wanting to automate Excel task or procedures.
  • Those seeking productivity gains.
  • Users of Excel who want increase their ability.

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Excel VBA for Beginners: Introduction
Introduction to the VBA Course
Essential Information for a Successful Training Experience
Course exercise and solution files
Section 2: Getting Started
Getting Started
The VBA Editor
First Coding Manipulations
Section 3: Code Writing Basics
Keywords, Comments, and Code Syntax
Using VBA Objects and Intellitext
Variables and Code Calls
Defining and Managing Variables
Variables and Constants Intellitext
Section 4: Specific Code Constructs
Logical Constructs: The Boolean Type
Logical Constructs: If and Switch Statements
Methods for Communicating to the User
Looping: The For and Do While Loops
Looping: Collections and the For Each Loop
Section 5: Writing Functions
Returning a Value from VBA
Functions: What Can't They Do?
Defining Function Inputs
Using Worksheet Functions in VBA
Versatile Lookup: First Functional Version
The Range Object
Array Formula
Section 6: Key Objects and Error Handling
Application Object
Workbook and Worksheet Objects
Error Traps
Pivot Tables
One Approach To Completing Exercise 8
The PageSetup Object and Print Ranges
Section 7: Conclusion
Concluding Remarks
Section 8: VBA Intermediate Course
Course review
Section 9: VBA Intermediate: Introduction
Course Overview
Essential Information for a Successful Training Experience
The course exercise files consist of a single .ZIP file. You will need to download the file to your PC or Mac (the file are not compatible with a mobile device) and unzip the file. Once unzipped, all of the exercise/example files will reside in one folder. To locate the download button, see below which shows where the download button is located in this lecture.
Course support files
Section 10: VBA Intermediate: VBA Language Details
Chapter 2 Preview
Excel File Types
Code Modules
Detailed Memory Management
Code Module Interactions
The VBA Project Model
Advanced Parameter Definitions
Section 11: VBA Intermediate: Excel Events
What Are Events?
Pre-Defined Events
Event Parameters
A Series Of Example Events
Application Events
Section 12: VBA Intermediate: Custom Objects
Chapter Overview + New Keyword
Creating A Custom Type
Create a New Class
Defining a Class
Practical Example of a Class
Practice Test of a Class
Special Class Variables and Components
Initialization and Termination
VBA Attributes and Usage
Inheritance - Defining the Bookmarks Support Class
Creating a Userform
Designing a Userform
Coding a Userform
Section 13: VBA Intermediate: The Excel Interface
Modding the Excel Interface
UI Interface Scope and Range
UI Interface Control Options and Access
Section 14: VBA Intermediate: External References and Office Interop
What are References? How do they work?
Reference Object
Office Libraries
ADODB Library
The Scripting Library
Section 15: VBA Intermediate: Conclusion
Course Conclusion

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