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Word VBA Programming

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The Quill Consultancy


This two day course is designed for advanced users of Word and is designed to increase your productivity by providing the skills and knowledge to automate Microsoft Word by creating VBA code.

Prerequisite skills/knowledge:
You should have good general computing skills, be familiar with the Windows environment and have extensive experience with Word; knowledge of advanced formatting, basic forms and form fields, templates,and fields would be a particular advantage (although no previous experience with Office macros, VBA or programming in general is assumed). Attendance at an intermediate and/or advanced level course in Word, or equivalent experience, is assumed.

Topics include:

  • record, run, edit and delete a macro
  • create and run a Sub procedure
  • open and work in the VB Editor
  • create and work with variables
  • create and work with functions
  • create decision structures which will allow your program to respond to different situations
  • create loop structures which will repeat statements for various purposes
  • manipulate text using a variety of objects
  • perform basic document management tasks
  • create and run a UserForm with various controls
  • create a simple program incorporating a VBA UserForm
  • create simple error handlers in your programs
  • use Word’s built-in dialog boxes in a VBA program

By the end of this course participants will have the skills required to use VBA to increase their productivity when using Word.