Microsoft Visual Basic with Word

microsoft word training course Glasgow, Edinburgh, Scotland, ukCourse Overview

Duration: 1 Day

Pre-requisites: Delegates should be familiar with Microsoft Word.

Aimed at: People wishing to customise Word & create code to facilitate daily use

Objectives: By the end of the course delegates will be comfortable with the programming techniques & conventions used in VBA

Course Content:

Understanding Templates

  1. Creating, Using & Saving Templates
  2. Working with Styles
  3. Using Bookmarks
  4. Using Field Codes
  5. Working with AutoText

Overview of VBA

  1. The VBA environment
  2. VBA Windows
  3. VBA Toolbars
  4. Word 97 Marcos
  5. Creating & Editing Macros

VBA Forms

  1. Form Properties
  2. Naming Conventions
  3. Adding / Removing / Displaying

Controls on Forms

  1. Events & Procedures
  2. Naming Controls
  3. Control Types
  4. Setting Tab Order

Updating Documents from VBA

  1. Calling AutoText entries
  2. Using Bookmarks as placeholders for inserting data

Error-Handling Techniques

  1. Debugging Code
  2. The AutoNew Macro
  3. Converting WordBasic Macros to run under VBA

Conceptual Differences Between WordBasic & VBA

Further Training:

Workshops on customising Word using VBA, integrating with other OfficeApplications.

The above is an outline intended as a guide only; topics may not be covered in this order. Actual course content will be tailored to suit client’s needs.

Contact John Cowie on 0791 787 4739 to book your course, or use our enquiry form to send us a message.