using these free VBA tutorials you can easily learn how to program
in VBA if you are familiar with Office.
VBA – Visual
Basic for Applications is a
programming language found in most Office applications. Using these
free VBA tutorials, you will learn how to save time doing things in
Office that you do repeatedly, and to do things you cannot do in Office
without the help of VBA...
Just as a
signature can be added to your email
program to fill in your signature so you don't have to type it over and
over before mailing and the same way copying a phrase, or even a word,
to the Windows' clipboard (Windows' virtual holder of copied text), so
you can just press the Control key with the letter v (Ctrl + v) or
right click and paste the text instead of typing it in its entirety
again, so too, you will see how VBA will save time for you as you run
through these free VBA tutorials.
It's easy if you start from the very beginning and
by learning to
program in VBA you have a big advantage in learning to program in
general because it is self contained in an application you are already
familiar with – Word, Excel, etc. In other words, it
works with the parts of the Office application you are already familiar
with, as you will see.
It really is easy with these free VBA tutorials...
If you've been using a computer for even a short
time, you are more
acquainted with how it works or thinks than you may think. You've
probably created folders to save documents and files therein.
Basically, why you decide to create a certain folder inside another
certain folder is how programming in VBA works. Most of it is all
Once you learn the ropes and your way around the
environment (called the IDE - Integrated Development Environment, which
itself is an application as are Word and Excel, etc.), continuing on
your own (with the help of the Internet) will be easy.
the beginning, you should be able to get up and running quickly, and
from there, you will know how to integrate free code, you'll easily
find by searching the web, into your project or whatever you set out to
accomplish. The easiest way to learn to program is by doing and
The purpose of these first free VBA tutorials is to help you get
aquinted with the IDE (Integrated Developer's Environment) i.e. the
Visual Basic Editor, and to provide a birds eye view of programming in
general and programming in VBA in particular. Please don't try to
remember every jit and jot or memorize every fine detail. Just get a
general feel for where you will be working as we continue.
either Word or Excel, whichever we are working in, go to Tools
> Macro > Security... and make sure that the radio button
"Medium" is chosen. When you open any workbook that has code in it, you
will be prompted to Enable or Disable the macros in the workbook. For
our lessons, always choose Enable. The advantage of Medium over Low is
that if you should open a workbook from a non-trusted source where you
are not expecting there to be any code, you can choose Disable when
prompted and any code won't be able to run.
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1: Running a macro using VBA
2: Hello World in VBA
3: Using VBA in Word
4: Using a VBA Input Box
5: Learning the VBA Do...Loop
6: An Excel VBA Code Example
7: Another Excel VBA Example
8: Using a VBA String Function
9: Using VBA Code to Find in String
10: How to Use VBA Shell
11: VBA Label Flash Cards
12: VBA Programming Tutorial
13: Set References Excel VBA
14: VBA Load combobox from xls
15: How to Debug your code
16: How to use the VBA Timer