Calling Subroutines with Worksheet and Workbook Events

Form and ActiveX Controls provide a user-friendly way to initiate Excel macros, but it may not always be clear to the user that a button needs to be clicked. If you find yourself including notes such as “please click button here”, you may want to consider Worksheet and Workbook events …

Getting the Most Out of Subroutines in VBA

Up until this point of the series, the Sub statement–short for subroutine–has been one of the most frequently used statements in tutorials and exercises. In their plain vanilla form, a subroutines serve one purpose — to contain procedural code. However, having a comprehensive understanding of how subroutines work and various …

Logical Operators for Conditional Statements in VBA

While the previous post explained how to use conditionals to execute specific blocks of code, the conditions were relatively strict, relying on single variables or liberal values. This post provides an overview of how to incorporate logical operators into conditional statements, permitting much needed flexibility with complex testing.

The Range Object – Let VBA Talk to the Spreadsheet

If you’re interested in learning VBA, that means you want to write scripts that interact with a spreadsheet. The foundation of this interaction is the Range Object. The Range Object contains all the necessary features and tools to make your VBA scripts speak to a spreadsheet.

Data Input for Datasets in Excel with VBA

While Excel provides the means of entering data directly into datasets, you can build important controls and features by processing data through a VBA script. This post will provide an overview of a user-friendly data input form to prepare data for processing and entry in VBA.