Excel 2007 VBA Programmer's Reference

By John Green, Rob Bovey, Michael Alexander

This publication is aimed squarely at Excel clients who are looking to harness the facility of the VBA language of their Excel purposes. always, the VBA language is gifted within the context of Excel, not only as a normal program programming language.

The Primer has been written if you are new to VBA programming and the Excel item version. It introduces the VBA language and the positive factors of the language which are universal to all VBA purposes. It explains the connection among collections, gadgets, homes, tools, and occasions and indicates the best way to relate those recommendations to Excel via its item version. It additionally exhibits how one can use the visible simple Editor and its multitude of instruments, together with how one can receive help.

The center portion of the publication takes the major gadgets in Excel and exhibits, via many useful examples, easy methods to pass approximately operating with these gadgets. The recommendations offered were built throughout the trade of principles of many gifted Excel VBA programmers over decades and convey tips to achieve entry to workbooks, worksheets, charts, levels, etc. The emphasis is on efficiency—that is, the way to write code that's readable and simple to keep up and that runs at greatest velocity. moreover, the chapters dedicated to getting access to exterior databases element suggestions for getting access to information in more than a few formats.

The ultimate 4 chapters of the booklet deal with the subsequent complex concerns: linking Excel to the net, writing code for overseas compatibility, programming the visible easy Editor, and the way to exploit the features within the Win32 API (Windows 32-bit program Programming Interface).

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A block If may also have an Else part, as follows: If iJohnsScore > iMarysScore Then iJohn = iJohn + 1 iMary = iMary - 1 Else iJohn = iJohn - 1 iMary = iMary + 1 finish If A block If may also have as many ElseIf sections as required: If iJohnsScore > iMarysScore Then iJohn = iJohn + 1 iMary = iMary - 1 ElseIf iJohnsScore < iMarysScore Then iJohn = iJohn - 1 iMary = iMary + 1 Else iJohn = iJohn + 1 iMary = iMary + 1 finish If if you have a block If through a number of ElseIf assessments, VBA retains trying out until eventually it reveals a real part. It executes the code for that part after which proceeds on to the assertion following the top If. If no try out is correct, the Else part is finished. forty eight 04_046432 ch01. qxp 2/16/07 9:53 PM web page forty nine bankruptcy 1: Primer in Excel VBA A block If does not anything while all checks are fake and the Else part is lacking. Block If assessments should be nested, one contained in the different. you need to utilize indenting to teach the scope of every block. this can be very important — you will get into an lousy clutter with the nesting of If blocks inside of different If blocks, and If blocks inside of Else blocks, and so forth. If code is unindented, it isn’t effortless, in a protracted sequence of nested If checks, to check each one finish If with every one If: If no longer ThisWorkbook. stored Then lAnswer = MsgBox(“Do you must retailer your changes”, vbQuestion + _ vbYesNo) If lAnswer = vbYes Then ThisWorkbook. retailer MsgBox ThisWorkbook. identify & “ has been stored” finish If finish If This code makes use of the kept estate of the Workbook item containing the code to work out if the workbook has been stored due to the fact adjustments have been final made to it. If adjustments haven't been stored, the consumer is requested in the event that they are looking to store adjustments. If the answer's definite, the interior block If saves the workbook and informs the person. pick out Case the next block If is trying out a similar variable worth in every one part: functionality vPrice(sProduct As String) As version If sProduct = “Apples” Then vPrice = 12. five ElseIf sProduct = “Oranges” Then vPrice = 15 ElseIf sProduct = “Pears” Then vPrice = 18 ElseIf sProduct = “Mangoes” Then vPrice = 25 Else vPrice = CVErr(xlErrNA) finish If finish functionality If sProduct isn't stumbled on, the vPrice functionality returns an Excel errors worth of #NA. observe that vPrice is asserted as a variation so it will possibly deal with the mistake price in addition to numeric values. For a state of affairs like this, decide on Case is a extra based building. It appears like this: functionality vPrice(sProduct As String) As variation decide on Case sProduct Case “Apples” vPrice = 12. five Case “Oranges” vPrice = 15 Case “Pears” vPrice = 18 Case “Mangoes” vPrice = 25 Case Else vPrice = CVErr(xlErrNA) finish opt for finish functionality forty nine 04_046432 ch01. qxp 2/16/07 9:53 PM web page 50 bankruptcy 1: Primer in Excel VBA in case you have just one assertion in line with case, the subsequent structure works fairly good. you could position a number of statements on a unmarried line via putting a colon among statements: functionality vPrice(sProduct As String) As variation pick out Case sProduct Case “Apples”: vPrice = 12.

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