By Michael Kofler
Microsoft's Excel is not just a robust spreadsheet and photographs tool-it includes a programming language known as visible easy for functions (VBA), which lets you automate basic projects and permits you to create full-featured purposes that make Excel clients much more efficient. within the Definitive advisor to Excel VBA, moment version, veteran writer Michael Kofler offers exhaustive insurance of VBA for Excel, demonstrating the way it can be utilized to enforce real-world company suggestions. Designed to be invaluable to programmers who've by no means used VBA sooner than, it additionally covers complicated themes wanted for clients already accustomed to VBA.First, Kofler introduces VBA and the Excel item version, targeting the original features of programming and debugging code linked to spreadsheets. the following few chapters disguise menus, toolbars, kinds, and templates-the instruments for growing personalized consumer interfaces and full-featured functions. He then strikes directly to a large variety of complicated issues, together with automating graphs and diagrams, having access to exterior databases from Excel, and examining information utilizing grouping and pivot-tables. He even covers ActiveX automation and the entry of net prone utilizing the net carrier Toolkit.Throughout the booklet, Kofler by no means loses sight of the real-world difficulties confronted via Excel programmers. The ebook additionally explores how one can keep away from undocumented difficulties that can come up whilst programming Excel VBA-practical wisdom that was once received via years of tough adventure.
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By searching in the office assistant for Changes to the Microsoft Excel 97 Object Model. The most important additions to the Workbook object have to do with the shared use of an Excel file by several users (sharing functions). To make an Excel file available for shared use, you must save the file using SaveAs with AccessMode:=xlShared as a shared file. ) To terminate sharing, the method ExclusiveAccess is available. ) The current state can be inferred from the property MultiUserEditing. There are a number of properties and methods for maintaining, managing, and synchronizing shared-use files: AcceptAllChanges, AutoUpdateFrequency, AutoUpdateSaveChanges, HighlightChangesOnScreen, HighlightChangesOptions, KeepChangesHistory, ListChangesOnNewSheet, PersonalViewListSettings, PersonalViewPrintSettings, ProtectSharing, RejectAllChanges and UnprotectSharing.
The Development Environment The most obvious change in Excel 97 was the separation of the development environment from Excel. This separation takes some getting used to, but it has a number of advantages. The greatest advance is the extension of incomplete keywords by an automatically displayed list of choices or by Ctrl+spacebar. Module Sheets The division into application and programming components also has had effects on programming: The enumeration object Modules and the object class Module were no longer supported for module sheets and are currently available only for reasons of compatibility.
The DAO library, which was previously used for this purpose, can still be employed, but it will not be developed further by Microsoft. Therefore, new database applications especially should use the ADO library. ) An introduction to ADO programming can be found in Chapter 12. A popular method of analyzing data within Excel—no matter whether the data come from traditional database systems or from a Data Warehouse—is by means of pivot tables. These tables have existed for a long time, but in Excel 2000 they come equipped with a variety of extensions (about thirty new properties and methods).