Discover how to create and use macros to automate simple, repetitive tasks in Excel 2016 for Mac.
- [Dennis] Hi, I'm Dennis Taylor and welcome to Microsoft Excel 2016 for the Mac, Automate Your Work with Macros. If you want to eliminate some of the drudgery associated with repetitious command sequences and data manipulation tasks, then you need to know more about macros, Excel's automation capability. I'll show you when it's appropriate to use macros, how to create macros by recording keystroke and command sequences, how to expand a macro for more than one task, how to launch macros with keystroke shortcuts and buttons, how to edit VBA code, and how to make sense of the Visual Basic for Applications environment.
I'll show you how to use split screen techniques to watch VBA code being created, and watch step-by-step execution of macro code, and also how to expand macro functionality with if statements and interactive techniques. So let's get started with Excel 2016 for the Mac, Automate Your Work with Macros.
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- Working with existing macros
- Creating macros with the recording process
- Viewing and modifying VBA code
- Running a macro from the Developer or View tabs
- Running a macro from a keystroke shortcut
- Running a macro from an object or picture
- Creating and updating the Personal macro workbook
- Recording a formatting macro
- Expanding a macro with an IF statement
- Creating interactive macros
- Stepping through macros