No one is better at revealing the secrets of Excel than "Mr. Spreadsheet" himself. This power–user′s guide is packed with procedures, tips, and ideas for expanding Excel′s capabilities with Visual Basic® for Applications. Excel 2007 has a few new tricks up its sleeve, and John Walkenbach helps you make the most of them all.
You′ll learn to customize Excel UserForms, develop new utilities, use VBA with charts and PivotTables, and create event–handling applications. Work with VBA subprocedures and function procedures, facilitate interactions with other applications, build user–friendly toolbars, menus, and help systems, and much more. Get ready to make Excel do your bidding.
Mr. Spreadsheet′s POWER TIPS:
Power Tip #1 Create powerful Excel applications
Power Tip #2 Enhance Excel with VBA macros
Power Tip #3 Write event–driven VBA code
Power Tip #4 Understand the new Excel 2007 ribbon
Power Tip #5 Expand Excel′s shortcut menus
- Valuable sample files that illustrate examples from the text
A searchable PDF version of the book
See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.
PART I: SOME ESSENTIAL BACKGROUND.
Chapter 1: Excel 2007: Where It Came From.
Chapter 2: Excel in a Nutshell.
Chapter 3: Formula, Tricks and Techniques.
Chapter 4: Understanding Excel′s Files.
PART II: EXCEL APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT.
Chapter 5: What Is a Spreadsheet Application?
Chapter 6: Essentials of Spreadsheet Application Development.
PART III: UNDERSTANDING VISUAL BASIC FOR APPLICATIONS.
Chapter 7: Introducing Visual Basic for Applications.
Chapter 8: VBA Programming Fundamentals.
Chapter 9: Working with VBA Sub Procedures.
Chapter 10: Creating Function Procedures.
Chapter 11: VBA Programming Examples and Techniques.
PART IV: WORKING WITH USERFORMS.
Chapter 12: Custom Dialog Box Alternatives.
Chapter 13: Introducing UserForms.
Chapter 14: UserForm Examples.
Chapter 15: Advanced UserForm Techniques.
PART V: ADVANCED PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES.
Chapter 16: Developing Excel Utilities with VBA.
Chapter 17: Working withy Pivot Tables.
Chapter 18: Working with Charts.
Chapter 19: Understanding Excel′s Events.
Chapter 20: Interacting with Other Applications.
Chapter 21: Creating and Using Add–Ins.
PART VI: DEVELOPING APPLICATIONS.
Chapter 22: Working with the Ribbon.
Chapter 23: Working with Shortcut Menus.
Chapter 24: Providing Help for Your Applications.
Chapter 25: Developing User–Oriented Applications.
PART VII: OTHER TOPICS.
Chapter 26: Compatibility Issues.
Chapter 27: Manipulating Files with VBA.
Chapter 28: Manipulating Visual Basic Components.
Chapter 29: Understanding Class Modules.
Chapter 30: Working with Colors.
Chapter 31: Frequently Asked Questions about Excel Programming.
PART VIII: APPENDIXES.
Appendix A: Excel Resources Online
Appendix B: VBA Statements and Functions Reference.
Appendix C: VBA Error Codes.
Appendix D: What′s on the CD–ROM.