For most of us, the path to Excel VBA programming starts with the need to perform some task that can’t be done with the standard tools in Excel. That task is different for each of us. Maybe that task is to automatically create separate workbooks for all the rows in a dataset. Maybe that task is to automate the emailing of dozens of reports. Whatever that task is for you, you can bet that someone has started their own journey into Excel VBA with the same need.

The beautiful thing about Excel VBA is that you don’t have to be an expert to start solving problems with it. You can learn just enough to solve a particular problem, or you can go further and discover ways to handle all kinds of automation scenarios.

Whatever your goals may be, Excel 2016 Power Programming with VBA will help you harness the power of the VBA language to automate tasks, work smarter, and be more productive.

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This book focuses on Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), the programming language built into Excel (and other applications that make up Microsoft Office). More specifically, it shows you how to write programs that automate various tasks in Excel. This book covers everything from recording simple macros through creating sophisticated user-oriented applications and utilities.

You can approach this book in any way that you please. You can read it from cover to cover, or you can skip around, picking up useful tidbits here and there. VBA programming is often a task-oriented ...

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