Updated for Excel 2019, this book is a practical, how-to book on Excel programming. If you are looking to automate Excel routine tasks, author Julitta Korol introduces programming concepts via numerous illustrated hands-on exercises. More advanced topics are demonstrated via custom projects. Topics range from recording and editing a macro and writing VBA code to working with XML documents and using Classic ASP pages to access and display data on the Web
Author: Julitta Korol
Publisher: Mercury Learning & Information
Date: August 2019
Audience: Excel users
- Contains 28 chapters loaded with illustrated "Hands-On" exercises and projects that guide you through the VBA programming language. Each example tells you exactly where to enter code, how to test it, and then run it.
- Takes you from introductory topics--including recording and editing macros, using variables, and constants, writing subroutines/functions, conditional statements, and various methods of coding loops to repeat actions--to intermediate and advanced topics that include working with collections, class modules, arrays, file and database access, custom forms, error handling and debugging.
- Includes comprehensive coverage of native file handling in VBA, Windows Scripting Host (WSH), and low-level File Access.
- Demonstrates how to interact with Microsoft Access databases using both ADO and DAO Object Libraries to access and manipulate data.
- Includes chapters on programming charts, PivotTables, dialog boxes, custom forms, the Ribbon, Backstage View, context/shortcut menu customizations, as well as proper use of event procedures and callbacks.
- Provides a quick, “Hands-On” introduction to the data analysis and transformation processes using the Power Query feature and the “M” language formulas.
- Provides a practical coverage of using Web queries, HTML, XML, and VBScript in Classic ASP to retrieve and publish Excel data to the Web.
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