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.........................7 No One on the Excel Team Is Focused on the Macro Recorder ..................................................8 Visual Basic Is Not Like BASIC......................................8 Good News: Climbing the Learning Curve Is Easy .............................................................................9 Great News: Excel with VBA Is Worth the Effort .................................................................................9 Knowing Your Tools: The Developer Tab .........................9 Understanding Which File Types Allow Macros .........................................................................................10 Macro Security ...........................................................................12 Adding a Trusted Location .........................................12 Using Macro Settings to Enable Macros in Workbooks Outside Trusted Locations ..................................................13 Using Disable All Macros with Notification.........................................................................................14 Overview of Recording, Storing, and Running a Macro ........................................................................14 Filling Out the Record Macro Dialog ....................15 Running a Macro ......................................................................16 Creating a Macro Button on the Ribbon ...............................................................................................16 Creating a Macro Button on the Quick Access Toolbar ................................................................17 Assigning a Macro to a Form Control, Text Box, or Shape ........................................................18 Understanding the VB Editor.............................................19 VB Editor Settings ...........................................................20 The Project Explorer .......................................................20 The Properties Window ...............................................21 Understanding Shortcomings of the Macro Recorder ...........................................................................21 Recording the Macro .....................................................23 Examining Code in the Programming Window ...............................................................................23 Running the Macro on Another Day Produces Undesired Results ........................................25 Possible Solution: Use Relative References When Recording ..................................................26 Never Use Auto Sum or Quick Analysis While Recording a Macro .........................................30 Four Tips for Using the Macro Recorder................................................................................................31 Next Steps ............................................................................32 2 This Sounds Like BASIC, So Why Doesn’t It Look Familiar?

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End With to Perform Multiple Actions ....................................54 Next Steps .....................................................................................57 3 Referring to Ranges....................................................59 The Range Object ................................................................59 Syntax for Specifying a Range ..........................................60 Named Ranges ...........................................................................60 Shortcut for Referencing Ranges ....................................60 Referencing Ranges in Other Sheets ............................61 Referencing a Range Relative to Another Range .....................................................................................61 Using the Cells Property to Select a Range ........................................................................................62 Using the Offset Property to Refer to a Range ................................................................................63 Using the Resize Property to Change the Size of a Range ........................................................65 Using the Columns and Rows Properties to Specify a Range ...............................................66 Using the Union Method to Join Multiple Ranges ............................................................................66 Using the Intersect Method to Create a New Range from Overlapping Ranges ...........................................................67 Using the Is Empty Function to Check Whether a Cell Is Empty .............................................67 Using the Current Region Property to Select a Data Range ............................................68 Using the Areas Collection to Return a Noncontiguous Range ................................................70 Referencing Tables ...................................................................71 Next Steps .....................................................................................72 4 Looping and Flow Control ....................................73 For...

Next Loops .......................................................73 Using Variables in the For Statement ...............................................................................................75 Variations on the For...

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