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VBA for Microsoft Excel Training Course

VBA for Microsoft Excel

2 Day Training Course

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Venue – Brisbane

Odyssey Training
Level 1, 60 Edward St
Brisbane QLD 4000
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Times and Dates

22 Jan - 23 Jan 2019
2 Days     9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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This course is ideal for

This course is for people who wish to improve their skills by using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to increase productivity using automation in Excel.

Course prerequisites

Participants will need to have attended the Microsoft Excel Advanced course or a working knowledge of the topics covered including recording Macros in Excel.

What you will learn

  • Record macros using the recorder and create an application using the recorder
  • Create user-defined functions and work with the VBA editor
  • Understand VBA concepts and features, create procedures and sub routines
  • Work with variables and Excel objects
  • Use standard programming techniques and concepts
  • Create and program custom forms

Topics covered in this training course

  • Recorded Macros
    • Macro security
    • Macro recorder overview
    • Record a macro
    • Run a recorded macro
    • Relative recording
    • Run a relative recording
    • View the module
    • Modify a recorded macro
    • Assign macros to the toolbar
    • Assign macros to buttons
    • Assign macros to the ribbon
  • Understand Excel VBA
    • Benefits of VBA
    • VBA terminology
    • Excel object model
    • Test in the immediate window
  • Using the VBA editor
    • Parts of the visual basic editor screen
    • Create a module page
    • Write a procedure
    • Run a procedure
  • Working with Excel objects
    • The application object
    • The workbooks object
    • Worksheets collection
    • Range object
    • Writing a procedure
    • Compile code
  • Working with code
    • Step through code
    • Breakpoints
    • Add comments
    • Indent code
    • Bookmarks
    • Import, export and copy code
    • With structure
    • Print code
  • User input and variables
    • MsgBox statement
    • Understand variables
    • Variable data types
    • Create and use variables
    • Explicit variable declaration
    • InputBox function
    • Variable scope
    • Constants
    • Pass variables
  • Programming techniques
    • IF statement
    • Error handling
    • Escape an endless loop
    • Select case
    • Looping - do loops and for loops
  • User-defined functions
    • Create a user-defined function
    • Create an add-in to share code
  • Creating user forms
    • Create a custom form
    • Add objects to a form
    • Name form objects
    • Add label controls to the form
    • Add combo boxes
    • Add option buttons
    • Add command buttons
    • Run a form
    • Setting tab order
  • Coding a user form
    • Where does form code live?
    • Initialise a form
    • Close the form
    • Open the form
    • Process data entered in the form
    • R1C1 notation
    • Validate form controls
  • Event procedures
    • What is an event procedure
    • Write an event procedure
    • Worksheet events
  • Appendix
    • Working with arrays

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