It allows us to really harness the power of this awesome application.
The VBA Pro Course is an online course that will teach you how to use VBA to: This was the story of my life when I started using Excel on a daily basis in accounting and finance roles. Updating the same report, copying data to a different spreadsheet, formatting exported data, etc.
Check out the Mr Excel tutorials for more information on how to properly use Excel VBA.
I’ve posted several examples of manipulating pivot tables with VBA, for example, Dynamic Chart using Pivot Table and VBA and Update Regular Chart when Pivot Table Updates.
One important part of this is referencing the various ranges within a pivot table by their special VBA range names (which are actually properties of the Pivot Table object).
I’ll illustrate these special ranges using this simple pivot table, which comes from an example formerly available on the Microsoft web site (I can no longer locate it).
I have used it to develop robust applications and add-ins.
This has not only helped me save time, but also made me a valuable resource to my employers.
Excel will automatic update the reference number to Outlook when you open your workbook in a higher version of Excel/Outlook but not update it when you open it in a lower version of Excel/Outlook.
Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is the programming language we use to write macros and applications in Excel.
I started using VBA to write simple macros to automate quick tasks.
These examples included specific procedures, and the emphasis was on the results of the manipulation.
I thought it would be helpful to show some of the mechanics of programming with pivot tables.