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Become an Excel VBA Expert for Beginners - Lite

Learn Step by Step Excel with Macros and VBA Code with Practical Exercises.

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Overview

This is a one-hour course that is intended for Excel users who want to learn how to automate their tasks. Excel, as well as other Microsoft Office programs, come with a powerful scripting language known as VBA. With a little bit of programming knowledge, complex tasks can be fully automated and completed in seconds. This course assumes no programming experience; only a reasonable level of familiarity with Excel.

Prerequisites

Microsoft Excel : This courses uses Excel 2007 for the demonstrations, and comes with .xlsm files for the code examples. These demos and files will be compatible with later versions of Excel as well. If you are using Excel 2003, you will not be able to open the .xlsm files, but you will be able to follow along with the demos.

What you will learn

The course begins with an introduction to macros. You will learn how to record a sequence of actions, how to run the recorded macro, and how to inspect the VBA code that gets generated from this process.

You will then learn how to use numbers in VBA. There are different types of numbers which are used in different situation, so you'll be a given an overview of the differences between them. You will be shown how to do simple arithmetic operations inside your VBA code.

You will then be introduced to strings. Strings are used in programming to represents words and characters. For example, "hello world" could be stored in your VBA code as a string. You could then perform various operations on your string, such as converting it to upper-case, replacing a word, counting the number of characters, and many others.

Then you will look at booleans, if-statements and loops. These concepts will allow you to create complex behaviors that would not have been possible by simply recording a macro. You will able to write code that implements logical rules and makes decisions.

Ranges and Worksheets will be introduced next. These objects are what will allow you to read and manipulate your Excel data from your VBA code. We will then move on to subs and functions. These will allow you to organize your code into small, cohesive pieces, making it easier to reason about complex tasks.

Finally, we will end the course with a simple, practical exercise. We will take a list of phone numbers that are in inconsistent formats, and write some code that will convert them into a standard format at the press of a button.


Your Instructor(s)


EDUmobile Academy
EDUmobile Academy

EDUmobile Academy develops high quality video training courses around topics in mobile development including iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Java, Responsive Web Design and other emerging technologies.

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EDUmobile Academy was founded in 2008 when smart phones were just emerging into the market. Founder Vishal Lamba is experienced in multiple areas of digital design, mobile development and design, web technologies and digital marketing. He has a mathematics and computer science degree from Lawrence University, USA.

Vishal works closely with content creators and teachers to ensure that every course released meets the internal rigorous quality standards.

All course creators and trainers are currently based in the USA. Support for each course on Udemy is provided with quick turn around by a small team of developers and trainers.


Class Curriculum


  Introduction to Macros
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  Variables and Numbers
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  Strings
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  Booleans
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  If Statements
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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