Utilizing Macros in Microsoft® Excel®
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When you find yourself repeating actions in Excel - whether it's a five-step sequence you use when formatting a certain cell type or the 30 steps you use when you sort, filter, and print multiple worksheets once a week, the possibility exists that you can automate these actions in the form of a macro.
Thereafter, you can perform these sets of actions with a simple keystroke combination, a button in a worksheet, or by using a button in the Quick Access toolbar.
This topic shows you how to create these macro shortcuts, alerts you to situations ideal for creating macros, and explores the actual code (in the language called Visual Basic) created when you record command sequences. This is not a course in Visual Basic, but you will get a quick look at it and understand its role in creating and using macros.
Creating a macro may ultimately involve programming techniques but most macros are developed by recording the way you use standard Excel® commands. This topic will show you how to create macros and give you examples of various macros that handle large amounts of information and interact with multiple files. You will also see how to activate a macro with commands, buttons, keystrokes, or pictures.
This webinar will utilize GoToWebinar, an internet active tool which allows the speaker to walk through examples in real time. This will be the best way to follow along with the program and a link will be provided for you prior to the program date.
Rationale for Using a Macro – Why?
Steps Used to Record a Short Macro
- Frequent Use of Lengthy Command Sequence
- Sort/Print/Re-Sort/Print Sequence
- Length Data Manipulation Need
How to Run (Play Back, Execute…) a Macro
- Naming the Macro
- Assigning a Keystroke Shortcut
- Storing the Macro
- Avoiding Pitfalls While Recording
- Keystroke Shortcut; Command
- Button in the Quick Access Toolbar
- Worksheet Picture or Clipart
Using the Step Method to Test a Macro SlowlyUsing IF Logic in a Macro to Create Different Actions Based on Changing ConditionsExtend the Power of Macros to Perform Tasks You Cannot Achieve With Standard Excel® FeaturesAbout The Presenters
- Quick View
- Comments and Commands
- Editing Code
- Viewing Code as You Record a Macro
- Writer and presenter of more than 50 different video training DVDs, CDs and tapes on various Excel® versions since 1995
- Writer and presenter of more than 200 web seminars on a variety of Excel® topics
- Presenter of more than 200 public seminars on Excel® throughout the United States
- Taught more than 3,000 hands-on classes with more than 20,000 attendees
- More than 20 years of experience providing desktop software training and consulting for Fortune 500 companies, universities and government agencies
- Wrote, Teach Yourself Microsoft Excel® 2000, and writer and co-writer of five other books on spreadsheet software
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