From the Back Cover
Get more done in less time by automating Office tasks
Take control of Office 2010 with Microsoft′s Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and this practical guide. Even if you′re not a programmer, you can easily learn to record and write macros, automate tasks, and create your own custom programs for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.
You′ll quickly grasp the basics of recording macros with Office 2010′s built–in Macro Recorder, before delving into all the essentials: the Visual Basic Editor, VBA syntax, how to use loops and functions, the keys to building effective code, how to debug and secure your code, programming the Office 2010 Ribbon, and much more.
Recording, writing, and running macros in Office 2010
Creating code from scratch with the Visual Basic® Editor
Understanding the essentials of VBA syntax
Finding the objects, methods, and properties you need
Using loops to repeat actions in your code
Creating simple and complex dialog boxes
Adding If statements to make your applications respond intelligently
Programming each Office app Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Outlook®, and Access®
Building, debugging, and securing your code
Use VBA to Increase Your Productivity in Office 2010
Simplify Complex Operations with Macros and Automation
Create Custom Apps for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
Reinforce Your Skills with Real–World Examples
Master VBA Fundamentals and Essentials
Create Custom Applications and Macros for Office 2010
About the Author
Richard Mansfield is the author or coauthor of more than 40 computer books, includingVisual Basic .NET Power Toolkit, Office 2003 Application Development All–in–One Desk Reference For Dummies, and Programming: A Beginner′s Guide. He is the former editor of Compute! magazine. Overall, his books have sold more than half a million copies worldwide and have been translated into 12 languages.