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Instead of me teaching u. i would suggest u learn it by following the simple steps.

1. Click Tools > Macros > record
2. do some common operation like copying data, creating graphs, etc.
3. press alt+F11 to go to vb editor, to see ur macro recorded
4. study it ... u will learn easily


try the book 'Microsoft Excel Visual Basic Macros Examples' at


have a nice day

Posted on Jan 26, 2008


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How to create VBA programme in excel?

Use macro editor. And modify it.
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How to create macro button in microsoft excel 2007 because

well follow the steps below to get your job done:

To create an option button in Microsoft Office Excel 2007, make sure that you add Option Button (form control) to the Quick Access Toolbar. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Excel Options.
  2. Click the Customize category, select All Commands in the Choose commands from list, select Option Button (form control), and then click OK.
To create an option button and to assign a macro to it, follow these steps:
  1. In Excel 2003 and in earlier versions of Excel, click Option Button on the Forms toolbar, and then draw the outline of the button on the sheet.

    In Excel 2007, click Option Button (form control) on the Quick Access Toolbar, and then draw the outline of the button on the sheet.
  2. Select any cell in the worksheet.
  3. In versions of Excel that are for Microsoft Windows, right-click the option button, and then click Assign Macro.

    In versions of Excel that are for Macintosh, press COMMAND while you click or press CTRL while you click, depending on your operating system version. Then, click Assign Macro.
  4. In the Assign Macro dialog box, click the name of the macro that you want to assign to the option button, and then click OK.
When you click the option button, the macro will run.

good luck ...:-)

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What do you mean excel macro

is a hiden process of Excel, is like program or several steps ( like moving cursor, make calculations, moving files, is no limit what can do, but normaly is not visible, is low level programing is always used for virus spreeding.

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Using Macros in Excel sheet Requires Programing.. or it can be done, as we do Vlookup and other formulas

Creating Macros does not require programming. The only suggestion I would make if you are new to macros - break down your task to very small sub tasks, in order to avoid confusion.

Jun 09, 2009 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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After you record your macro do the following.
Open the excel file contains the macro. Go to tools and go to macro and click on macros. Select the macro you wish to add the close operation. Click on Step into... This will open up the visual basic editor. In the code window, at the bottom row you will see End Sub. Right before that row, type workbooks.close
Save the macro by clicking the save button. And you can run your macro to see if it works. I tried, it does :) Good Luck :)

Aug 18, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Hi motilal

Follow these steps to create multiple macros

Click the Microsoft Office Button , and then click Excel Options.
In the Popular category, under Top options for working with Excel, select the Show Developer tab in the Ribbon check box, and then click OK.

Note The Ribbon is a component of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface.
To set the security level temporarily to enable all macros, do the following: On the Developer tab, in the Code group, click Macro Security.

In the Macros Settings category, under Macro Settings, click Enable all macros (not recommended, potentially dangerous code can run), and then click OK.

Note To help prevent potentially dangerous code from running, we recommend that you return to any of the settings that disable all macros after you finish working with macros.
Open the workbook that contains the module that you want to copy and the workbook that you want to copy the module to.
On the Developer tab, in the Code group, click Visual Basic.
On the View menu, click Project Explorer .
Drag the module that you want to copy to the destination workbook.


May 06, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

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Macro in excel

Open up your Excel and hit ALT + F11. This opens up the VBA editor.
You can then right click and click New Module and write your macro in there.

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Macro on excel

Macros are a timesaving feature that allow you to record a sequence of actions that you do in excel, and replay them back later.

You give each macro a name, and you can invoke them later, and Excel will "do" whatever it is you did when you recorded the macro.

To record a new macro:
1) Open Excel
2) Go to Tools->Macros->Record New Macro...
3) Type in a name for your macro and hit OK

(A new toolbar will popup with a "stop" button on it. Excel is now recording everything you do)

4) Do something, like, for example, select some cells and make them bold.
5) Click the "stop" button.

Now your macro has been recorded! You can play it back later by:

1) Open Excel
2) Go to Tools->Macros->Macros...
3) Select your macro from the list
4) Click "Run"

The actions you performed earlier will now be executed.


Macros are written in Visual Basic for Applications, or "VBA". It is a programming language which uses the Excel Object Model to perform various actions. You can edit and create custom macros by writing the code manually in VBA. To do this:

1) Open Excel
2) Go to tools->macros->macros...
3) Select an already existing macro
4) Click "Edit"

(The visual basic editor will open, showing you the code for your macro)

At this point you are writing a program in Visual Basic. To learn how to edit macros, you need to learn visual basic, as well as the specific quirks related to excel macros in visual basic.

Recording a macro, and then using it as a template while you edit it is a common trick for making macros manually more quickly.

If you are not familiar with VB, I would not suggest attempting to edit your macros in any but the most simplest of ways. If you're brave, you can try to learn about editing macros in VBA here:

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