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Excel® VBA: 24-Hour Trainer by Tom Urtis

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INTRODUCTION

CONGRATULATIONS ON MAKING TWO EXCELLENT CHOICES! You want to learn programming for Microsoft Excel with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and you've purchased this book to teach you. Excel is the most powerful and widely used spreadsheet application in the world. VBA enables you to become much more productive and efficient, while getting your everyday Excel tasks done more quickly and with fewer errors. You'll gain a programming skill that is in high demand, which will improve your value in the workplace and your marketability when searching for employment.

This book covers VBA from the ground up, and assumes you have never programmed Excel before. If you've never recorded or written an Excel macro, this book will show you how. If you've worked with VBA before, this book has examples of programming techniques you might not have seen. The instruction and examples in this book teach VBA concepts that range in levels from fundamental to advanced. The techniques in this book will apply just as well to the Excel business power user as to the keeper of the family budget.

VBA is the programming language for Microsoft's popular Office suite of applications, including Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook. A full section of this book explains how to control each of those applications from Excel with VBA. By the time you complete this book, you will have learned how to record, write, and run your own macros. You'll learn how to make VBA run itself by programming Excel ...

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