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Accelerate into the Excel fast lane and zip through spreadsheet customizations
Are you ready to make Excel jump through hoops? Do your spreadsheets work exactly the way you want? With this book, you can say "yes"! Inside, you'll find step-by-step instructions on how to significantly enhance the power of Excel using the VBA language. You'll soon be building your own Excel applications so you can get the most out of your data.
Dive into VBA — see how VBA is implemented in Excel, apply advanced techniques, and use VBA with other Office applications
Get into it — explore programming concepts from range objects and worksheet functions to events and error-handling
Communication is key — learn how to build dialog boxes that look like they came straight from Microsoft's software lab
Safety first — use Excel macros to make your spreadsheets more secure and lock out viruses
Make it your own — develop custom worksheet functions, create add-ins, design user-oriented applications, and boost your career options
Visit the companion Web site at http://www.dummies.com/go/excelvbaprogrammingfd2e, where you can download the sample files featured in the book and view bonus chapters
Open the book and find:
How to work in the Visual Basic Editor
Tips for error-handling and bug extermination
Ways to build automatic procedures and events
How to use the Excel macro recorder
UserForm techniques and tricks
Instructions for designing VBA macros
Steps for accessing your macros through the user interface
Secrets for creating Excel add-ins
Use the essential tools and operations for VBA
Work with range objects and control program flow
Handle errors and eliminate bugs in your code
Develop custom user interfaces for your applications, including dialog boxes
John Walkenbach is principal of J-Walk and Associates, Inc., a leading authority on spreadsheet software and creator of the award-winning Power Utility Pak. Walkenbach has written more than 50 books and 300 articles for publications including PC World, InfoWorld, and Windows.