VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) is a computer language that lets ordinary users and developers automate Office applications. You can record macros, perform a repetitive action, automate a workflow, or even build an entirely new application using VBA. Open to students, faculty, alumni and staff.
Related LibGuide: Computer Science by Jill Hackenberg
- Monday, November 26, 2018
- 9:00am - 4:00pm
- 310 Silverman
- North Campus
This workshop is for people who have little to no experience with programming computers, but have some familiarity an Office application. We’re not going to make you a computer programming expert. This is an introductory level workshop. We think you will be able to use VBA to accomplish simple, useful actions after attending this workshop. Some attendees will quickly advance to a higher skill level on their own.
If you use any of these Office applications, you are a good candidate for learning VBA. You can use your VBA skills with all of these programs:
Microsoft Outlook (Windows only)
After attending this workshop, you will know
Enough about writing computer code to get started
How to open and use the Visual Basic Editor
How to control application and document properties
How to write and run your first “Hello World” program
How to make and run macros
How to record macros
How to make your own new worksheet functions in Excel and Calc
Please bring your own laptop having one or more of the Office applications listed above to this workshop.
This workshop will be repeated November 26 on N Campus.
Co-sponsored by The Graduate School.