Excel 2010: VBA Programming Training

This VBA Programming for Excel 2010 training course is designed to give experienced Excel users proficiency in creating procedures that run in response to specific events, working with control structures, developing user forms to accept or display data, validating the data entry in user forms, and debugging and handling errors in code.

Goals
  1. Learn to use VBA within Microsoft Excel.
Outline
  1. Visual Basic Editor
    1. Visual Basic for Applications
    2. Object Programming
    3. Event Procedures and Macros
      1. Event Procedures
      2. Macros
    4. Using Help
      1. Getting Help in the Object Browser
    5. Using the Visual Basic Editor in Excel
    6. Saving and Running a Procedure
  2. Programming Basics
    1. Data Basics
    2. Scope of Variables
      1. Reserving a Procedure-level Variable
    3. Naming Variables
      1. Selecting the Appropriate Data Type and Name for a Variable
    4. Using Variables to Accept User Input
      1. Reserving a Procedure-level String Variable
      2. The InputBox Function
      3. Concatenating Strings
  3. Control Structures
    1. Decision Structures
      1. Using the If Then Else Statement
      2. Nesting If Then Else Statements
    2. Using the Selection Structure in Excel
    3. Coding the Calculator Procedure
    4. The Select Case statement
      1. The Select Case Statement
  4. Custom Dialog Boxes
    1. User Forms
    2. Adding a Form
      1. The Toolbox
      2. Sizing, Moving, Deleting, and Restoring a Control
    3. Using the Custom Dialog Boxes in Excel
      1. Adding a Form
      2. Control Properties
    4. The Update Inventory Dialog Box
  5. Debugging and Error Handling
    1. Errors
    2. Automation and Error Trapping
      1. Using the GetObject Function
      2. Intercepting and Handling Run-time Errors
      3. Preventing Multiple Instances of an Application
    3. Using Automation and Error Trapping in Excel
      1. Modifying the OpenMemo Procedure
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this VBA class:

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel