Excel VBA Macros for Beginners – These 15 novice macros provides the easiest way to understand and learn the basics of VBA to deal with Excel Objects. Learning Basic Excel VBA By Examples is the easiest way to understand the basics of VBA to deal with Excel Objects, in this tutorial we will not covering any programming concepts, we will see how to access the different Excel Object using VBA.

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Excel VBA Macros for Absolute Beginners - 15 Examples File download

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 1: How To Access The Excel Range And Show The Value Using Message Box

While automating most of the Excel Tasks, we need to read the data from Excel spread sheet range and perform some calculations. This example will show you how to read the data from a worksheet range.

'Example 1: How To Access The Excel Range And Show The Value Using Message Box
Sub sbExample1()

    'It will display the A5 value in the message Box
    MsgBox Range("A5")

    'You can also use Cell Object to refer A5 as shwon below:
     MsgBox Cells(5, 1) 'Here 5 is Row number and 1 is Column number

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 2: How To Enter Data into a Cell

After performing some calculations using VBA, we generally write the results into worksheet ranges. This example will show you how to write the data from VBA to Spread sheet range or cell.

'Example 2: How To Enter Data into a Cell
Sub sbExample2()

    'It will enter the data into B5
    Range("B5") = "Hello World! using Range"

    'You can also use Cell Object as shwon below B6:
    Cells(6, 2) = "Hello World! using Cell" 'Here 6 is Row number and 2 is Column number

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 3: How To Change The Background Color Of A Particular Range

The following example will help you in formatting a cell or range by changing the background color of a range. We can use ColorIndex property of a Ranger Interior object to change the fill color of a range or cell.

'Example 3: How To Change The Background Color Of A Particular Range
Sub sbExample3()

    'You can set the background color using Interior.ColorIndex Property
    Range("B1:B5").Interior.ColorIndex = 5 ' 5=Blue

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 4: How To Change The Font Color And Font Size Of A Particular Range

You may need to change the font color of range or cell sometimes. We can differentiate or highlight the cell values by changing the text color of range in the worksheet. The following method will use the font ColorIndex property of a range to change the font color.

'Example 4: How To Change The Font Color And Font Size Of A Particular Range
Sub sbExample4()

    'You can set the background color using Interior.ColorIndex Property
    Range("B1:B10").Font.ColorIndex = 3 ' 3=Red

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 5: How To Change The Text To Upper Case Or Lower Case

This example will help you to change the text from lower case to upper case. We use UCase Function to do this. If you wan tot change the text or string from upper case to lower case, we can use LCase function.

'Example 5: How To Change The Text To Upper Case Or Lower Case
Sub sbExample5()

    'You can use UCase function to change the text into Upper Case
    Range("C2").Value = UCase(Range("C2").Value)

     'You can use LCase function to change the text into Upper Case
    Range("C3").Value = LCase(Range("C3").Value)

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 6: How To Copy Data From One Range To Another Range

This example will help you to copy the data from one particular range to another range in a worksheet using VBA.

'Example 6: How To Copy Data From One Range To Another Range
Sub sbExample6()

    'You can use Copy method
    Range("A1:D11").Copy Destination:=Range("H1")

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 7: How To Select And Activate Worksheet

This example will help you to select one particular worksheet. To activate one particular sheet we can use Activate method of a worksheet.

'Example 7: How To Select And Activate Worksheet
Sub sbExample7()

    'You can use Select Method to select
    Sheet2.Select

    'You can use Acctivate Method to activate
    Sheet1.Activate

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 8: How To Get The Active Sheet Name And Workbook Name

We can use Name property of a active sheet to get the worksheet name. We can use name property of active workbook to get the name of the active workbook.

'Example 8: How To Get The Active Sheet Name And Workbook Name
Sub sbExample8()

    'You can use ActiveSheet.Name property to get the Active Sheet name
    MsgBox ActiveSheet.Name

    'You can use ActiveWorkbook.Name property to get the Active Workbook name
    MsgBox ActiveWorkbook.Name

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 9: How To Add New Worksheet And Rename A Worksheet and Delete Worksheet

We can Name property of worksheet to rename or change the worksheet name. We can use Add method of worksheets to add a new worksheet. Use Delete method to delete a particular worksheet.

'Example 9: How To Add New Worksheet And Rename A Worksheet and Delete Worksheet
Sub sbExample9()

    'You can use Add method of a worksheet
    Sheets.Add

    'You can use Name property of worksheet
    ActiveSheet.Name = "Temporary Sheet"

   'You can use Delete method of a worksheet
    Sheets("Temporary Sheet").Delete

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 10: How To Create New Workbook, Add Data, Save And Close The Workbook

The following examples will help you to adding some data, saving the file and closing the workbook after saving the workbook.

'Example 10: How To Create New Workbook, Add Data, Save And Close The Workbook
Sub sbExample10()

    'You can use Add method of a Workbooks
    Workbooks.Add

    'You can use refer parent and child object to access the range
    ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("Sheet1").Range("A1") = "Sample Data"

   'It will save in the deafult folder, you can mention the full path as "c:\Temp\MyNewWorkbook.xls"
    ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs "MyNewWorkbook.xls"

    ActiveWorkbook.Close

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 11: How To Hide And Unhide Rows And Columns

We can use hidden property of rows or columns of worksheet to hide or unhide the rows or columns.

'Example 11: How To Hide And Unhide Rows And Columns
Sub sbExample11()

    'You can use Hidden Propery of Rows
    Rows("12:15").Hidden = True 'It will Hide the Rows 12 to 15

    Rows("12:15").Hidden = False 'It will UnHide the Rows 12 to 15

    'You can use Hidden Propery of Columns
    Columns("E:G").Hidden = True 'It will Hide the Rows E to G

    Columns("E:G").Hidden = False 'It will UnHide the Rows E to G

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 12: How To Insert And Delete Rows And Columns

This example will show you how to insert or delete the rows and columns using VBA.

'Example 12: How To Insert And Delete Rows And Columns
Sub sbExample12()

    'You can use Insert and Delete Properties of Rows
    Rows(6).Insert 'It will insert a row at 6 row

    Rows(6).Delete 'it will delete the row 6

    'You can use Insert and Delete Properties of Columns
    Columns("E").Insert 'it will insert the column at E

    Columns("E").Delete 'it will delete the column E

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 13: How To Set The Row Height And Column Width

We can set the row height or column width using VBA. The following example will show you how to do this using VBA.

'Example 13: How To Set The Row Height And Column Width
Sub sbExample13()

    'You can use Hidden Propery of Rows
    Rows(12).RowHeight = 33

    Columns(5).ColumnWidth = 35

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 14: How To Merge and UnMerge Cells

Merge method of a range will help you to merge or unmerge the cell of range using VBA.

'Example 14: How To Merge and UnMerge Cells
Sub sbExample14()

    'You can use Merge Property of range
    Range("E1:E5").Merge

    'You can use UnMerge Property of range
    Range("E1:E5").UnMerge

End Sub

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 15: How To Compare Two Values – A Simple Example On If Condition

When dealing with Excel VBA, often we compare the values. A Simple Example On If Condition will help you to understand -How To Compare Two Values?

'Example 15:
'How To Compare Two Values – A Simple Example On If Condition
Sub sbExample15()

'A Simple Example On If Condition
'We will campare A2 and A3 value using If
If Range("A2").Value = Range("A3") Then
    MsgBox "True"
Else
    MsgBox "False"
End If

Excel VBA Macros for Beginners- Novice Example 16: How To Print 1000 Values – A Simple Example On For Loop

Another useful statement in VBA is For, helps to loop through the rows, columns or any number of iteration. See the belwo example to understand the For loop:

'How To Print 1000 Values – A Simple Example On For Loop

'A Simple Example On For Loop
'We will print 1- 1000 integers in the Column E

For i = 1 To 1000
    Cells(i, 5) = i 'here 5= column number of E
Next i

'showing status once it is printed the 1000 numbers
MsgBox "Done! Printed 1000 integers in Column E"

End Sub

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