We we are doing anything with one are more values is called an operation or task. To perform any operation we required minimum one symbol and one Variable or Value. The symbol is called an Operator and the Variable or Value is called an Operand.In this tutorial we will learn more about Operators and Operands in Excel VBA.
Operators and Operands in Excel VBA – The Assignment Operator:
If it is a numeric variable the computer will initiate 0 by default, if it is a string it will initiate an empty space. You can initiate your own value to variable by using assignment operator ‘=‘
Sub sbExampleAssignmentOperator() 'Variable Declaration Dim intRank As Integer 'Initiating intRank = 500 'Here = is called as an assignment operator, 'it will assign the value 500 into intRank 'Showing MsgBox intRank 'If you check the variable now, 'you can see the 500 is assigned to that. End Sub
The Line Continuation Operator: _
You can use space + underscore to split a single statement into more than one line
Sub sbExampleLineConnector() 'Variable Declaration Dim intRank As Integer 'Initiating intRank = _ 500 'We have splitted a single line into 'two by using space+underscore 'Showing MsgBox intRank End Sub
The Double Quotes: “”
You can use “” to delimit a group of characters and symbols.
The Colon Operator: :
You can use : to put the two statements in a sing line.
String Concatenation: &
It is used to concatenate tow strings.
Carriage Return-Line Feed: vbCrLf
It will create new line. If you want to display a message to the user in two line instead of on single line, you can use this.
Operators and Operands in Excel VBA – Arithmetic Operators
|Addition: To add add one value to another||+|
|Subtraction: To subtract one value from another||–|
|Multiplication: To multiply one value with another||*|
|Integer Division: Divide one number with another and the result will be an integer||\|
|Decimal Division: Divide one number with another and the result will be an integer||/|
|Exponentiation: To get the one power value with another||^|
|Remainder: To get the division remainder||Mod|
Operators and Operands in Excel VBA – Logical Operators
|Greater than or Equals to||>=|
|Less than or Equals to||<=|
|Not Equals to||<> or !=|