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 VBA * Features invaluable advice from "Mr.
Spreadsheet" himself, bestselling author John Walkenbach, who demonstrates all the techniques you need to create Excel applications, both large and small * Covers 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 skills * Provides 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.
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.
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