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In this course you will learn the basic concepts of macros, from simple recorded macros to sophisticated written VBA macros. It is intended for students who either have repetitive work to do in Excel & would like to teach the program how to do it, or who


 
Course Outline
While Excel is a very powerful and complete tool, you’ll sometimes encounter a situation where the program is missing some feature you really need. Whether it’s the ability to massage a list of data a particular way or make a sophisticated spreadsheet that is nevertheless safe to hand off to beginner users, a macro is the way to go.
In this course you will learn the basic concepts of macros, from simple recorded macros to sophisticated written VBA macros. It is intended for students who either have repetitive work to do in Excel and would like to teach the program how to do it, or who are in an informal support role and create spreadsheets for less-sophisticated Excel users. It also lays the foundation for students who need more formal and complete understanding of large-scale Excel customization and are moving on to the Level 2 and 3 courses.

This course is classroom style instruction: Instructor-led, hands-on training.

Detailed List of Topics
Basic Macro Concepts
Macros And Sub Procedures
Limitations Of Recorded Macros

Recording Macros
Relative Referencing
Macro Options
Storing Macros
Editing A Macro
Debugging A Macro
Step Into, Step Over, Step Out
Run To Cursor
Seven Ways To Run A Macro; Adding To Toolbars, Creating Buttons, Etc.

Visual Basic
Defining Projects, Modules, Sub Procedures, Statements, And Events
The Visual Basic Editor
Views And Icons
Adding Comments
Checking Syntax Errors
Sub Procedures
Structures Of Sub Procedures

Objects
Working With
Object Names
Class

Properties
Common Properties
Using The With Command
Properties That Are Objects

Methods
Common Methods
Events

The Object Browser
Project/Library Box
Classes

Variables
Constants
Variable Types
String Variables
Date Variables
Declaring Several Variables

User Interaction
Input Boxes
Converting Input Box Answers
Message Boxes
Building Messages
Special Characters To Sue When Concatenating
Message Box For Input
Status Bar Messages
 
Control of Flow
If ....Then Statements
If ....Then.... Elseif
Running Other Procedures From Within Procedures
If Statements With Message Boxes
For.... Next Loops
Do While ..... Loops

Event Trapping
Auto_Open And Auto_Close
On Error Go To
Resume
Application Event Properties
Other Objects' Event Properties


Prerequisites & Certificates
Pre-Requisites

Solid understanding of all Excel Introduction, and Intermediate Levels I & II topics. Knowledge of Excel Advanced topics is recommended.

Certificates offered

Participants receive with this course: * courseware (notes on all topics covered, along with exercises used during course). * a certificate of completion


Cancellation Policy
A full 5 business days notice is required to change or cancel any course date.

Once payment has been received, a credit will be held in your account if we have received sufficient notice of your cancellation or date change (we do not provide refunds). If insufficient notice is received, the entire fee or Tickets for that course date will be charged.

There is no charge for substitutions. If you cannot attend your course and cannot provide the 3 business days notice, you can send someone else in your place with no penalty.

Course Retake

If you cannot provide 5 business days notice of cancellation, you may take the course at a later date at no further charge with the following conditions.

1. You must take the course within 6 months of the original course date (no exceptions). After that time, the full course fee will be charged again.

2. Registration is on a stand-by basis only. If the course date you select becomes fully booked you will be asked to choose another date, which must be within 6 months of the original course date.

3. If you need to change or cancel your free re-take course, we must receive a full 5 business days notice of the change. If insufficient notice is received, this offer no longer applies and the full course fee will be charged again, should you choose to book another date.

4. This course is not transferable to another person. It must be taken by the same person who was scheduled for the original course.

5. This offer applies to the same course only (same software program, same course level and the same software version as was originally booked).
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Excel Training Toronto
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The content was easy to follow and the instructor was very knowledgeable and was able to teach to the level of the participants.
Reviewed by 2013
This was a very worthwhile course. The instructor, Rob, was a great instructor, and I loved the extra history lessons too. Thanks for a great session!
Reviewed by 2013
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