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Microsoft Excel Programming with VBA

Microsoft Excel Programming with VBA

September 26 - 28, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Center for Higher Learning Computer Lab No. 1
Bldg. 1103,  Room 1005

Cost: $100 (includes textbook)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017
To register, contact Troy Teadt at 228-688-3113 or 985-788-3257 or by email at, at least one week before the class date.

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Course Outline (3-day class)

Getting Started
Introducing Visual Basic for Applications
Displaying the Developer Tab in the Ribbon
Recording a Macro
Saving a Macro-Enabled Workbook
Running a Macro
Editing a Macro in the Visual Basic Editor
Understanding the Development Environment
Using Visual Basic Help
Closing the Visual Basic Editor
Understanding Macro Security

Working with Procedures and Functions
Understanding Modules
Creating a Standard Module
Understanding Procedures
Creating a Sub Procedure
Calling Procedures
Using the Immediate Window to Call Procedures Creating a Function Procedure
Naming Procedures
Working with the Code Editor

Understanding Objects
Understanding Objects
Navigating the Excel Object Hierarchy
Understanding Collections
Using the Object Browser
Working with Properties
Using the With Statement
Working with Methods
Creating an Event Procedure

Using Expressions, Variables, and Intrinsic Functions
Understanding Expressions and Statements
Declaring Variables
Understanding Data Types
Working with Variable Scope
Using Intrinsic Functions
Understanding Constants
Using Intrinsic Constants
Using Message Boxes
Using Input Boxes
Declaring and Using Object Variables

Controlling Program Execution
Understanding Control-of-Flow Structures
Working with Boolean Expressions
Using the If...End If Decision Structures
Using the Select Case...End Select Structure
Using the Do...Loop Structure
Using the For...To...Next Structure
Using the For Each...Next Structure
Guidelines for use of Control-of-Flow Structures

Working with Forms and Controls Understanding UserForms
Using the Toolbox
Working with UserForm Properties, Events, and Methods Understanding Controls
Setting Control Properties in the Properties Window
Working with the Label Control
Working with the Text Box Control
Working with the Command Button Control
Working with the Combo Box Control
Working with the Frame Control
Working with Option Button Controls
Working with Control Appearance
Setting the Tab Order
Populating a Control
Adding Code to Controls
Launching a Form in Code

Working with the PivotTable Object
Understanding PivotTables
Creating a PivotTable Using Worksheet Data
Working with the PivotTable Objects
Working with the PivotFields Collection
Assigning a Macro to the Quick Access Toolbar

Debugging Code
Understanding Errors
Using Debugging Tools
Setting Breakpoints
Stepping through Code
Using Break Mode during Run mode
Determining the Value of Expressions

Handling Errors
Understanding Error Handling
Understanding VBA's Error Trapping Options
Trapping Errors with the On Error Statement
Understanding the Err Object
Writing an Error-Handling Routine
Working with Inline Error Handling


Earlier Event: September 20
Microsoft Office PowerPoint: Advanced
Later Event: October 4
Microsoft Word: Introduction