• Excel: A Comprehensive Beginners Guide to Learn and Execute Excel Programming

  • By: Daniel Jones
  • Narrated by: William Bahl
  • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-22-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: K. M. Publishing
  • 1 out of 5 stars 1.0 (2 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Excel is a tool whose prevalence is only matched by how little most people actually know about it. If you use Excel on a regular basis, even it is only for seemingly basic tasks, there are likely dozens of ways you can streamline the process, saving yourself countless hours. If you are interested in taking full control of Excel and unlocking its full potential, then Excel: A Comprehensive Beginners Guide to Learn and Execute Excel Programming is the audiobook you have been waiting for.
The programming language is known as Visual Basic for Applications, and it operates using Visual Basic 6, a simple type of programming language which, once you get the hang of it, can be used throughout the Microsoft Office Suite of products. Inside, you will find step-by-step instructions that will lead you through the process of creating your very first macro, before expanding on that knowledge in a wide variety of ways to ensure that you will have the tools you need to create macros that will be able to handle a wide swath of commonly used tasks. It doesn’t matter what your current familiarity with Excel is; once you master VBA, you’ll have Excel purring like a kitten.
Inside you will find:


The easiest way to access the VBA potential hiding inside all of Microsoft Office’s products
Simple steps to associate macros with data pulled directly from Excel worksheets and cells
Tips for utilizing and identifying a wide variety of different key variables
Key points to consider when writing if/then statements
Simple ways to replicate a variety of processes across multiple cells or worksheets
A variety of options when it comes to finding specific sections of data among complicated strings
Common mistakes that novice VBA programmers make and how to avoid them
Debugging and error-solving tips
And more....
©2017 Daniel Jones (P)2017 K. M. Kassi
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Customer Reviews

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1 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 03-01-18

to much on how things are capitalized

very hard to follow do to all the capitalization instead of just saying type msgbox it says capital m lowercase sg capital b lowercase ox

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1 out of 5 stars
By DataNinja on 02-04-18

Reading spoils the memorability

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

The reading is focused on getting lower case and capital letters right and it spoils the comprehensibleness of the content and the codes. I couldn't follow the codes being read because of so many "Capital S, h e e t , rather than just reading it as "sheet". Please do not read it with so much focus on getting capital and lower letters right. The most important thing is to give the listeners an idea of the codes rather than getting us to try to figure out by listening what is being spelled out.

Would you ever listen to anything by Daniel Jones again?

I may, if the reading method is changed to more listener friendly way. I don't mind codes being read out as it helps me to remember the codes, but when it is read with so many "Capital S and lower h...", and spelling out words, it completely spoils the comprehensibility.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

I couldn't follow the codes being read because of the reasons above.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

The idea of reading codes was good, rather than skipping them all together like some other audiobooks However, I didn't like too many capital and lower case distinction and spelling out the codes, rather than reading them like normal words.

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