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Introduction to VBA in Excel

What is a VBA in Excel?

Visual Basic for Applications, popular called VBA is a programming language that can be used basicly in MsOffice applications. The VBA expands the capabilities of the Office package. In each of these applications we write the code in a very similar way. The VBA language is a language with a simple structure. Ideal for learning by beginners. The syntax of VBA language is very simple. Excel useful functions are available. In our course, we will take a closer look at how to learn and how to program VBA under Excel. With this programming language we can use the possibilities which are not provided in the Excel sheet. We can create our own functions and macros. We can automate our work and save our time.

Excel VBA Tutorial - What is Excel VBA? VBA Online Course

Excel VBA Tutorial – What is Excel VBA? VBA Online Course

Why do we use VBA?

We can use the VBA code in Excel for example to:

  1. Create useful macros
  2. Make own functions, for example functions that Excel doesn’t have
  3. Create Excel add-ons
  4. Use programs not related to Excel
  5. Automate your work. Imagine, your work is done and you can do more useful things.

Excel VBA Course – Who is the course for?

Excel VBA Tutorial - What is Excel VBA?

Excel VBA Tutorial – What is Excel VBA?

If you already know enough about Excel and want to improve your skills, this course is for you. First of all you need to install Microsoft Excel program. The course is based on Excel 2016, but you can use it in earlier versions of Excel. If you don’t want to spend your money on paid Excel courses, created only to make profit, use the free course on this page. You will find valuable information here. We focus on, what we actually use in the VBA in Excel. In order to start and pass the course, you will only need to install MsExcel. I recommend to choose the most current version of Excel (currently 2016).  If you are ready to start an online course, go to the next chapter where you will learn about the VisualBasic Editor.

More examples of Excel VBA basics can be found in the Excel VBA Tutorial section and  Excel VBA How To section. If you have any questions about this chapter, you can post them on the forum without logging in.

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