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Hi, This is Rahul and i want to start learning excel macros. Can anybody please guide me how should i go about it.
Awaiting your reply. Thanks!
Please test any code on a copy of your workbook.
Welcome to the Board!
I'd start by playing with the macro recorder performing tasks with which you're familiar, then read the code and you'll start getting an idea of what it's doing.
Feel free to post what you come up with and someone can explain it and help you clean it up, as recorded code isn't always the most efficient, but it's a great place to start.
As well as what the guys above have posted, have a look here for a handy list of tutorials / sites / books, etc that may help, kindly compiled by Hiker95
Code:Training / Books / Sites as of 05/21/2012 MrExcel's Products: Books, CDs, Podcasts Discuss topics related to Holy Macro! Products: Learn Excel from MrExcel, VBA and Macros for Microsoft Excel,Holy Macro! It's 2500 VBA Examples CD, Guerilla Data Analysis Using Microsoft Excel and Excel Knowledge Base CD and the MrExcel Podcasts. http://www.mrexcel.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=19 There are over 1800 Excel videos/tutorials here: http://www.youtube.com/user/ExcelIsFun Getting Started with VBA. http://www.datapigtechnologies.com/ExcelMain.htm If you are serious about learning VBA try http://www.add-ins.com/vbhelp.htm Excel Tutorials and Tips - VBA - macros - training http://www.mrexcel.com/articles.shtml Here's a good primer on the scope of variables. Scope Of Variables And Procedures See David McRitchie's site if you just started with VBA http://www.mvps.org/dmcritchie/excel/getstarted.htm What is a Visual Basic Module? http://www.emagenit.com/VBA%20Folder...vba_module.htm Ron de Bruin's intro to macros: http://www.rondebruin.nl/code.htm Creating An XLA Add-In For Excel, Writing User Defined Functions In VBA http://www.cpearson.com/excel/createaddin.aspx How do I create a PERSONAL.XLS(B) or Add-in http://www.rondebruin.nl/personal.htm Creating custom functions http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/ex...117011033.aspx Writing Your First VBA Function in Excel http://www.exceltip.com/st/Writing_Y...Excel/631.html VBA for Excel (Macros) http://www.excel-vba.com/excel-vba-contents.htm VBA Lesson 11: VBA Code General Tips and General Vocabulary http://www.excel-vba.com/vba-code-2-1-tips.htm Excel VBA -- Adding Code to a Workbook http://www.contextures.com/xlvba01.html Learn to debug: http://www.cpearson.com/excel/debug.htm How To: Assign a Macro to a Button or Shape http://peltiertech.com/WordPress/how...tton-or-shape/ User Form Creation http://www.contextures.com/xlUserForm01.html When To Use a UserForm & What to Use a UserForm For http://www.ozgrid.com/Excel/free-tra...ba2lesson2.htm Excel Tutorials / Video Tutorials - Functions http://www.contextures.com/xlFunctions02.html INDEX MATCH - Excel Index Function and Excel Match Function http://www.contextures.com/xlFunctions03.html Excel Data Validation http://www.contextures.com/xlDataVal08.html#Larger http://www.contextures.com/excel-dat...ation-add.html Your Quick Reference to Microsoft Excel Solutions http://www.xl-central.com/index.html New! Excel Recorded Webinars http://www.datapigtechnologies.com/ExcelMain.htm Programming The VBA Editor - Created by Chip Pearson at Pearson Software Consulting LLC This page describes how to write code that modifies or reads other VBA code. http://www.cpearson.com/Excel/vbe.aspx VBA and Macros for Microsoft Excel, by Bill Jelen "Mr.Excel" and Tracy Syrstad Excel Hacks 100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools, by David & Traina Hawley VBA and Macros for Microsoft Excel 2007, by Bill Jelen "Mr.Excel" and Tracy Syrstad Excel 2007 Book: you can try this...there is a try before you buy ebook available at this linků by Stephen/ Bovey, Rob/ Green, John Bullen (Paperback - Feb 11, 2005) Professional Excel Development by Rob Bovey, Stephen Bullen, John Green, and Robert Rosenberg (Paperback - Sep 26, 2001) Excel 2002 VBA: Programmers Reference DonkeyOte: My Recommended Reading, Volatility http://www.decisionmodels.com/calcsecretsi.htm Sumproduct http://www.xldynamic.com/source/xld.SUMPRODUCT.html Arrays http://www.xtremevbtalk.com/showthread.php?t=296012 http://www.vbtutor.net/vba/vba_chp21.htm Pivot Intro http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Pivots/pivotstart.htm Email from XL - VBA http://www.rondebruin.nl/sendmail.htm Outlook VBA http://www.outlookcode.com/article.aspx?ID=40 Function Dictionary http://www.xlfdic.com/ Function Translations http://www.piuha.fi/excel-function-name-translation/ Dynamic Named Ranges http://www.contextures.com/xlNames01.html How to create Excel Dashboards http://www.mrexcel.com/Excel-dashboards-Xcelsius.html http://www.contextures.com/excel-dashboards.html http://chandoo.org/wp/excel-dashboards/ http://chandoo.org/wp/management-dashboards-excel/ http://www.exceldashboardwidgets.com/ http://www.andypope.info/charts/gauge.htm Excel Dashboard / Scorecard Ebook http://www.qimacros.com/excel-dashboard-scorecard.html Mike Alexander from Data Pig Technologies Excel 2007 Dashboards & Reports For Dummies Templates http://www.cpearson.com/Excel/Topic.aspx http://www.contextures.com/excel-tem...lf-scores.html Date & Time stamping: http://www.mcgimpsey.com/excel/timestamp.html Get Formula / Formats thru custom functions: http://dmcritchie.mvps.org/excel/formula.htm#GetFormat A nice informative MS article "Improving Performance in Excel 2007" http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa730921.aspx Progress Meters http://www.andypope.info/vba/pmeter.htm http://www.xcelfiles.com/ProgressBar.html And, as your skills increase, try answering posts on sites like: http://www.mrexcel.com http://www.excelforum.com http://www.ozgrid.com http://www.vbaexpress.com http://www.excelfox.com
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It's easier to debug if we can see the whole macro !
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Thank you guys, for the replies and i will follow what you are saying and will keep posting my doubt on this thread.
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