In this stepbystep overview, learn how you can eliminate repetitive and boring tasks in Microsoft Excel using something called macros and VBA, or Visual Basic for Applications. With macros, you can automate your work in Excel, which will help you save time and effort. Macros are an extremely powerful tool that will take your usage of Excel to the next level.
In this video, we'll start with how to: • Record a basic macro • How to run your macro • How to test your macro • How to access your macro in any spreadsheet • And even how to add if statements and loops, and we'll look at multiple types of loops
⌚ Timestamps 0:00 Introduction 0:55 What is a macro & when should you create one? 3:28 Record basic macro 6:47 Run your macro 9:55 Save macro enabled workbook 10:30 Open macro workbook 11:12 Absolute vs. relative references 13:18 Edit the VBA code that powers your macro 18:32 Turn on developer tab 19:32 Personal macro workbook for anywhere access 22:11 View VBA code while recording 24:02 If statement 26:57 For loop 30:50 Input box 33:00 Do while & do until loops 35:57 Bring it all together example 47:01 Combine macros into one 48:33 Turn off screen updating 49:23 No undo for macros 49:42 Wrap up