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Excel VBA programming by Examples (MS Excel 2016)

Recording Macro, Creating Excel VBA form, Fetching data from MS Access, Working with multiple sheets and workbook
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 4h 31m
Language: English
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Understand what you are going to achieve through the VBA by seeing demo and then see step by step explanation of VBA code. Learn about Excel VBA syntax, Excel VBA form and control, methods of  using forms and controls, several workout examples to see usage of Excel VBA for automation.
In this course, you will learn following stuff in step by step manner
Level 01 – start without coding – Automate tasks using Excel Macro recording 
•Demo of an excel macro 
•What is excel macro 
•When to use it 
•How to record a macro/create a shortcut action 
•How to run a recorded macro 
•How to create a shortcut for a macro action 
•How to run a recorded macro on a new dataset (excel workbook) 
•How to record a relative macro 
•What is the difference between a relative macro and a general macro. 
•How to understand what was recorded as macro. 
•How to delete a macro 
Level 02 A – Understand Excel VBA integrated development environment

•How to reach VBA window 
•What are different component of the window 
•What is use of those components 
•How to use breakpoint, properties window, edit tools etc. 
Level 02 B – Understand Excel VBA syntax 
•How to define a variable 
•Different types of variables 
•How to write a for loop 
•How to display output in an interactive way 
•How to write output in a different worksheet 
•How to take user input through a prompt 
•How to use user input 
•How to use record macro to know VBA syntax 
•How to use breakpoint 
•How to run macro through click of a button 
•When you need to write do while / do until loop 
•Syntax of do while / until loop 
•How to take input from excel sheet for program execution 
•How to ensure variable names are correct before execution of program 
•If else command, If elseif else command 
•Using mod function (for remainder) 
•Showing status bar 
Workout Examples 01 – Using Forms for user entry, chart display etc. 
•See a worked out example of a VBA form 
•Learn about various control, design aspects of Excel VBA form 
•Learn about why will need form, and such controls 
•Hide Data sheet and format other sheet to make it look professional 
•Ensure proper data type 
•Ensure value selection from combo box only 
•Learn to define level, text, combobox and button command 
•Learn to pass dropdown data in combobox 
•Learn to use form entry into VBA 
•Learn to write back on Excel form 
•Learn how to load form while getting excel started 
•Learn to change properties of control through VBA 
Workout Examples 02 – fetching data from MS Access using Excel VBA 
•How to use Excel as front end and fetch data from microsoft Access database 
•Where to use this à Greatly useful when many users have Excel but don’t have MS access database in the PC 
•Where Reference is needed  
•Watch window – how to use it 
•How to edit the code for many fields and different databases 
Workout Examples 03 – One sheet per product or agent 
•How to use do while loop to let it run for as many records as it has got 
•How to find block size (starting and ending row for each product) 
•How to add sheet using VBA and give it a name 
•How to ensure that the tool remains intact with multiple runs and even a mistake can’t cause issue 
•How to repeat header in each tab or worksheet 
Workout Examples 04 – Inventory management, coupon assignment and customer communication using Excel VBA 
•Traverse through various sheets and workbooks using VBA            
•Formatting date                
•Writing derived information from one sheet to another   
•Passing several parameters to VBA for conditional traversal           
•3 should mean three coupons to get reserved 
•[Coupon code : Validity] will need comma if there are multiple vouchers 
•Error handling : alert, if there are no coupons       
•Protecting Excel tool for further usage     
Workout Examples 05 – Reading data from a microsoft access database and writing it into a text file

•Reading Microsoft Access data using VBA
•directly writing output into a text file
•Making the output comma separated 
Workout Example 06 – Designing survey form in Excel VBA with option buttons / list box etc.
Workout Example 07 – Insert Excel VBA form data in MS Access database 
Workout Example 08 – Using pivot table, vlookup and several other formula for a sampling work 
Workout Example 09 – Windows based user authentication and Voice notification of execution of VBA
Workout Example 10 – Running SQL command through VBA. Read Excel sheet as a table inside VBA
You will learn
•Reading complete worksheet data into a table
•Managing named as well as unnamed headers
•Running SQL command inside VBA
•Little advance SQL coding as well (by product)
Workout Example 11 – Voice based reminder tool
You will learn how to remind speaker about how much time is left through automated announcement.
Workout Example 12 – Running VBA code in automated manner
You will learn what is takes to used Windows scheduler to schedule the VBA code to run in automated manner with desired frequency.
Workout Example 13 – Recursive file and folder size within a folder
Many a times we need a tool, which should recursively put file names and file sizes within a folder.
I mean to say that, if you pass name of a folder and say in that folder, it has
•11 files
•2 folders

Then it should again go into the 2 folders and if it finds a folder again say in any of the folder, it should go within that folder too and should create result, with name and size of all the files & folders.
Workout Example 14 – Combine all the files inside a folder through VBA
1. Combine Multiple files – having same layout (same number of fields and fields are always in the same column) but not neessarily same number of rows
2. Also put file name as first column in the final data set

•All the data files are in the same folder
•There is nothing other than data files in that folder
•Usually data files should have a way to know, which file was referred
•All the data files are excel files only

You will learn

✓ Learn to automate their time consuming repeatitive tasks for more accuracy and less time consuming
✓ Understand VBA syntax for Excel
✓ Understand usage of tools available in VBA environment
✓ See several worked out examples
✓ Learn to fetch access data using Excel as a front end
✓ Learn to develop VBA froms and interact with the same, load charts on forms
✓ See inventory management workout
✓ And many other workout which i am adding step by step


• Basic Excel 2016
• Understanding of basic excel functions and features (pivot table, sort, filter, vlookup) etc

This course is for

• Microsoft Excel users who wants to learn automation and VBA programming
• Someone who wants to learn by seeing workout examples
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       I am a seasoned Analytics professional with 20+ years of professional experience. I have industry experience of impactful and actionable analytics, data science, decision strategy and enterprise wise data strategy. 
I am a keen trainer, who believes that training is all about making users understand the concepts. If students remain confused after the training, the training is useless. I ensure that after my training, students (or partcipants) are crystal clear on how to use the learning in their business scenarios. 
My expertise is in Credit Card Business, Scoring (econometrics based model development), score management, loss forecasting, business intelligence systems like tableau /SAS Visual Analytics, MS access based database application development,  Enterprise wide big data framework and streaming analysis. 
Please refer to my course for 
– SAS / R program details (syntax and options)
– SAS / R output deep dive
– Practical usage in Industrial situation
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 4h 31m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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