In This Chapter
I believe that learning programming concepts is accelerated by a heavy emphasis on examples. And based on the feedback that I’ve received from readers of previous editions of this book, I have plenty of company. VBA programmers especially benefit from a hands-on approach. A well-thought-out example usually communicates a concept much better than a description of the underlying theory. I decided, therefore, not to write a reference book that painstakingly describes every nuance of VBA. Rather, I prepared numerous examples to demonstrate useful Excel programming techniques.
Examples of using VBA to work with ranges
Examples of using VBA to work with workbooks and sheets
Custom functions for use in your VBA procedures and in worksheet formulas
Examples of miscellaneous VBA tricks and techniques
Examples of using Windows Application Programming Interface (API) functions
The previous chapters in this part provide enough information to get you started. The Help system provides all the details that I left out. In this chapter, I pick up the pace and present examples that solve practical problems while furthering your knowledge of VBA.