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VBA and Macros: Microsoft Excel 2010


July 2010

VBA and Macros: Microsoft Excel 2010

Using Microsoft Excel 2010 VBA scripting features, Excel users can save dozens - or even hundreds - of hours per year. But most Excel users have never written a VBA script: many haven't even used Excel's built-in Macro Recorder. VBA and Macros is the solution. One simple step at a time, two leading Excel VBA scripting experts teach all the techniques needed to automate virtually any Excel task and customize virtually any Excel report or business solution.

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Bill Jelen ("MrExcel") and top Excel VBA consultant Tracy Syrstad begin with the absolute basics, including ranges, user-defined functions, looping, flow control, R1C1-style formulas, and event programming. Next, they cover all this, and much more: " Automating Excel 2010's brand-new features " Writing Excel 2010 code that works with older versions of Excel " Creating charts, PivotTables, and other data visualizations " Mining data with Excel's Advanced Filter " Reading from and writing to the Web " Using XML from within Excel " Using Microsoft Access as a back end to enhance multi-user access to data " Handling errors " Customizing the Excel 2010 Ribbon to run macros This book is part of the new MrExcel Library series, edited by Bill Jelen, world-renowned Excel expert and host of the enormously popular Excel help site, MrExcel.com.

  • The fastest, best way to go beyond the Macro Recorder and move up the Excel VBA learning curve.
  • Shows how to automate powerful new Excel 2010 features such as Sparklines.
  • Includes crucial information on making Excel 2010 VBA code work with older versions.
  • Co-authored by Excel legend and Microsoft MVP Bill Jelen ("MrExcel") as part of his new MrExcel's Library series.

About the Author

Bill Jelen, known worldwide as MrExcel, presents live Excel seminars to accountants throughout the U.S. His 20 books on Microsoft Excel include Special Edition Using Excel 2007, Pivot Table Data Crunching, and VBA and Macros for Microsoft Excel. Honored by Microsoft as an Excel MVP, he has produced 500 episodes of the "Learn Excel from MrExcel" video podcast.

Tracy Syrstad, a Mr.Excel.com consultant, has developed VBA solutions for clients around the world. She co-authored VBA and Macros for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 and co-edited Holy Macro! It's 600 Excel VBA Examples.

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