Microsoft PowerPoint: Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Macros | Introduction
PowerPoint Training Series | Level 4
Duration: 2 days
Microsoft® PowerPoint® Versions: 2007 | 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 365
Delivery Methods: Instructor-led classroom (ILC) | Virtual classroom (VC) on request
Course Fee: $595 CDN per person + HST or BYOD (bring your own device): $545 CDN person + HST*
Note: public scheduled dates for this course are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training.
This course is designed for the Microsoft PowerPoint user who wants automate tasks using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) but has little or no programming experience. Students will record VBA macros in PowerPoint using modules, procedures, variables and constants within the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) window.
Prerequisite: Microsoft PowerPoint: Intermediate / Advanced or equivalent knowledge and skills.
Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at email@example.com for more information including savings for custom group training.
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INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE
- Comprehensive course manual or published book
- Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
- Sample and exercise files
- Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
- Certificate of completion
- Follow-up email support
- Using VBA in PowerPoint
- Displaying the Developer tab
- Working in the Visual Basic Editor
- Saving files with macros
PowerPoint Object Model
- What is an object model
- Using the PowerPoint object model
Working with the Visual Basic Editor (VBE)
- Opening and closing the Visual Basic editor
- Displaying windows
- Using the Project Explorer
- Using the Code window
- Moving between Microsoft PowerPoint and the Visual Basic Editor
- Overview of the Properties window
- Purpose of the Immediate window
- Basic code logic
Macro Security in PowerPoint
- Specifying macro security settings using the Ribbon
- Using Trust Centre Settings
Creating Sub procedures
- Sub procedure syntax
- Adding comments
- Conventions when naming macros
- Working with modules and projects
- Using methods and properties
- Running macros in PowerPoint using the keyboard and the Macro dialog
- Running macros using buttons
- Running procedures within other procedures
Using Variables and Constants
- Overview of constants and variables
- Declaring constants and variables
- Specifying scope
- Writing If statements
- Using If for single and multiple conditions
Controlling User Interaction
- Overview of the types of dialogs
- Using input boxes and extracting answers
- Creating message boxes
- Specifying status bar messages
- Using dialog box arguments
- Using the Execute, Show and Display methods
- Using looping to repeat macro steps
Managing Presentation Files
- Using opening and closing methods
- Using the Save and SaveAs methods
- Returning and retrieving information
- Referencing files, folders and drives
- Using methods specific to PowerPoint
Dealing with Errors
- Types of errors
- Simple error handling
- Resuming macros
- Decision structures when dealing with errors
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Updated January 1, 2017.
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