Microsoft VBA 2003 œ Office Introduction

2 Day Course
Code QAVBA03INT

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Overview

This course is designed to give proficiency in the Visual Basic Editor (VBE), predominantly making use of Excel objects, basic VBA programming, event handling, control structures, and debugging tools.

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Modules

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Lesson 1: Getting Started (11 topics)

  • Introducing Visual Basic for Applications
  • Recording a Macro
  • Running a Macro
  • Absolute or Relative Cell Referencing
  • Adding Macros to Keyboard Shortcuts, Toolbars and Buttons
  • Editing a Macro in the Visual Basic Editor
  • Understanding the Development Environment
  • Customising the Editor
  • Tips for General Typing in VBA
  • Using Visual Basic Help

Lesson 2: Working with Procedures (11 topics)

  • Program Design
  • Understanding Modules
  • Creating a Module
  • Understanding Procedures
  • Programming Macro Concepts
  • Creating a Subroutine
  • Creating a Function
  • Understanding Arguments
  • Exiting Procedures
  • Calling Procedures

Lesson 3: Understanding Objects, Properties, Methods, and Events (12 topics)

  • Understanding Objects, Properties, Methods, and Events
  • Navigating the Object Hierarchy
  • Understanding Collections
  • Accessing a Member of a Collection
  • Understanding Hierarchy
  • Using the Object Browser
  • Using the With Statement
  • Working with Properties
  • Working with Methods
  • Creating an Event Procedure
  • Reserved Macro Names

Lesson 4: Using Expressions, Variables and Intrinsic Functions (12 topics)

  • Naming Rules
  • Understanding Expressions and Statements
  • Declaring Variables
  • Understanding Data Types
  • Determining the Value of Variables
  • Using Built-in VBA Functions
  • Understanding Constants
  • Using Message Boxes
  • Controlling the Answer to a Message Box
  • Using Input Boxes
  • Declaring and Using Object Variables

Lesson 5: Controlling Program Execution (9 topics)

  • Understanding Control-of-Flow Structures
  • Using the If...End If Decision Structures
  • Nested If Statements
  • Using the Select Case ... End Select Structure
  • Using the Do ... Loop Structure
  • Using the For ... Next Structure
  • Using the For Each ... Next Structure
  • Guidelines for Use of Control-of-Flow Structures

Lesson 6: Working with Forms and Controls (10 topics)

  • Understanding UserForms
  • Creating a Form
  • Displaying and Removing a Form
  • Aligning and Sizing Controls
  • Using the Toolbox
  • Working with a Form's Properties, Methods, and Events
  • Working with Form and Control Properties, Methods and Events
  • Setting the Tab Order
  • Populating a Control

Lesson 7: Debugging and Handling Errors (9 topics)

  • Understanding Errors
  • Using Debugging Tools
  • Setting Breakpoints and Using Break Mode
  • Stepping Through Code
  • Trapping Errors with the On Error Statement
  • Understanding the Err Object
  • Working with Inline Error Handling
  • Writing an Error-Handling Routine

Prerequisites

Navigate, edit and manage Excel workbooks. Format worksheets and workbooks. Understand the difference between absolute and relative references. Understand the basics of Excel formulas and functions, e.g. Sum, text functions. Understand the concepts of a Macro and its capabilities.

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