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Excel Macros Section 2: VBA (Macros) Vocabulary

In the first section you have discovered the Visual Basic Editor and the Macro Recorder. You have learned how to communicate with Excel and how to test your VBA procedures (Macros).

In this second section you will discover the programming language itself: VBA or Visual Basic for Application. You will learn the vocabulary to ask anything from Excel. After section 2 you will be able to develop small and useful macros and even very complex programs.

VBA Coding Tips and General Vocabulary, Managing VBA Coding Errors, VBA Code for the Application, VBA Code for Workbooks, VBA Code for Worksheets, VBA Code for Cells and Ranges, VBA Code for Message and Input Boxes, VBA Code and Databases, VBA Code for Variables, VBA Code for Statements, VBA Code for Functions, VBA Code and SQL, VBA Code for other Purposes

To organize your discovery of Excel macros, the downloadable Tutorial on Excel Macros is divided in three sections (all 3  sections part of the single download):

Section 1: Excel Macros Programming (Chapters 1 to 10)
This section is about recording, writing, modifying and testing macros in the Visual Basic Editor. You will also learn about security and discover "events" (an event is what starts the macro).

Section 2: Excel VBA Vocabulary (Chapters 11 to 23)
Developing a macro is communicating with Excel and to do so you need to use a language called Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). In section 2 you will learn all the VBA vocabulary that is essential to work with business data (accounting, sales, production and others).

Section 3: Forms and Controls in VBA for Exce (Chapters 24 to 33)
The userform is a small or large dialog window that you create and allows the user to submit values that will be used by your macros. To these userforms you will add controls (command buttons, text boxes, list boxes and others) and program them.