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How to Run Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) on Excel Macros
Ishola Ayinla    Jul 2, 2017 at 01:32 PM    1    2875


I need help on how to work with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and how to run it on Excel Macros. Kindly help.

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Ishola Wasiu says...
Jul 2, 2017 at 02:10 PM

On this page, you will learn how to write a simple macro in a step by step manner.

Step 1 − First, enable 'Developer' menu in Excel 20XX. To do the same, click File Options.

Step 2 − Click ‘Customize the Ribbon’ tab and check 'Developer'. Click 'OK'.

Step 3 − The 'Developer' ribbon appears in the menu bar.

Step 4 − Click the 'Visual Basic' button to open the VBA Editor.

Step 5 − Start scripting by adding a button. Click Insert Select the button.

Step 6 − Perform a right-click and choose 'properties'.

Step 7 − Edit the name and caption as shown in the following screenshot.

Step 8 − Now double-click the button and the sub-procedure outline will be displayed as shown in the following screenshot.

Step 9 − Start coding by simply adding a message.

Private Sub say_helloworld_Click()
MsgBox "Hi"
End Sub

Step 10 − Click the button to execute the sub-procedure. The output of the sub-procedure is shown in the following screenshot.

Note − In further chapters, we will demonstrate using a simple button, as explained from step#1 to 10. Hence , it is important to understand this chapter thoroughly.

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