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GETTING STARTED WITH VBA

VBA adds support for object-oriented features, a browser for viewing an object's functionality, and the capability to define custom public and private properties and methods. The rest of this chapter introduces you to these powerful new features.

Introducing Objects

VBA adds some basic object-oriented features. Your application consists of many objects. An object can be thought of as a single unit that contains code and data that serve a common purpose. Table 2.1 lists object examples.

Table 2.1. Example and Descriptions of Objects
Object Description
Text box All controls are objects.
Form Every form in your application is a separate object.
Table Each table in your application contains other objects, such as fields and ...

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