Excel 2013 Power Programming with VBA

Excel 2013 Power Programming with VBA

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Maximize your Excel 2013 experience using VBA application development
The new Excel 2013 boasts updated features, enhanced power, and new capabilities. Naturally, that means John Walkenbach returns with a new edition of his bestselling VBA Programming book and covers all the methods and tools you need to know in order to program with Excel. With this comprehensive guide, "Mr. Spreadsheet" shows you how to maximize your Excel experience using professional spreadsheet application development tips from his own personal bookshelf.
Featuring a complete introduction to Visual Basic for Applications and fully updated for the latest features of Excel 2013, this essential reference includes an analysis of Excel application development and is packed with procedures, tips, and ideas for expanding Excel's capabilities with VBA.
Offers an analysis of Excel application development and a complete introduction to VBAFeatures invaluable advice from "Mr. Spreadsheet" himself, bestselling author John Walkenbach, who demonstrates all the techniques you need to create Excel applications, both large and smallCovers navigating the Excel interface, formatting worksheets, interacting with other Office applications, working with collaboration tools, and using sample workbooks and John Walkenbach's award-winning Power Utility Pak to help enhance your Excel skillsProvides tips, tricks, and techniques for expanding Excel's capabilities with VBA that you wont find anywhere else
Excel 2013 Power Programming with VBA is packed with procedures, tips, and ideas for achieving Excel excellence with VBA.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1104 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.68 x 63.5mm | 1,587.57g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 1118490398
  • 9781118490396
  • 51,535

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Learn to extend Excel 2013 with VBA programming

Whether your job or your curiosity impels you to learn how to develop programs that automate and enhance Excel, you'll find no better teacher than John Walkenbach. This book provides a complete introduction to Visual Basic for Applications and shows you exactly how to create the custom dialog boxes known as UserForms. Then it takes you into advanced programming techniques, such as developing utilities and using VBA to work with PivotTables and charts.

You'll also learn to create user-oriented applications, modify shortcut menus, and provide online help for your applications. If you know your way around Excel and are ready to take your skills to the next level, this book is for you.

Let Mr. Spreadsheet show you how to:

Develop VBA subroutines and functions Create custom UserForms and dialog boxes Use VBA to create add-ins, PivotTables, and charts Create procedures that execute automatically when events occur Work with class modules and color
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About John Walkenbach

John Walkenbach, arguably the foremost authority on Excel, has written 50+ books, including multiple editions of the bestselling Excel Bible and Excel Formulas, as well as more than 300 articles for publications such as PC World, InfoWorld, and Windows. He created the award-winning Power Utility Pak and provides Excel information and insight at www.spreadsheetpage.com.
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Table of contents

Introduction 1
Part I: Some Essential Background
Chapter 1: Excel in a Nutshell 11
Chapter 2: Formula Tricks and Techniques 39
Chapter 3: Understanding Excel Files 75
Chapter 4: Essentials of Spreadsheet Application Development 97
Part II: Understanding Visual Basic for Applications
Chapter 5: Introducing Visual Basic for Applications 119
Chapter 6: VBA Programming Fundamentals 177
Chapter 7: Working with VBA Sub Procedures 227
Chapter 8: Creating Function Procedures 269
Chapter 9: VBA Programming Examples and Techniques 317
Part III: Working with UserForms
Chapter 10: Custom Dialog Box Alternatives 395
Chapter 11: Introducing UserForms 417
Chapter 12: UserForm Examples 453
Chapter 13: Advanced UserForm Techniques 491
Part IV: Advanced Programming Techniques
Chapter 14: Developing Excel Utilities with VBA 543
Chapter 15: Working with Pivot Tables 565
Chapter 16: Working with Charts 583
Chapter 17: Understanding Excel s Events 645
Chapter 18: Interacting with Other Applications 685
Chapter 19: Creating and Using Add-Ins 711
Part V: Developing Applications
Chapter 20: Working with the Ribbon 743
Chapter 21: Working with Shortcut Menus 779
Chapter 22: Providing Help for Your Applications 801
Chapter 23: Developing User-Oriented Applications 821
Part VI: Other Topics
Chapter 24: Compatibility Issues 837
Chapter 25: Manipulating Files with VBA 851
Chapter 26: Manipulating Visual Basic Components 885
Chapter 27: Understanding Class Modules 911
Chapter 28: Working with Colors 927
Chapter 29: Frequently Asked Questions about Excel Programming 953
Part VII: Appendixes
Appendix A: VBA Statements and Functions Reference 989
Appendix B: VBA Error Codes 999
Appendix C: This Book s Website 1003
Index 1019
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