Microsoft Word 2003 VBA Programming

Provided by WWP Training Ltd

Aims
This course will enable students to become proficient in the Visual Basic Editor (VBE), Word objects, basic VBA programming, control structures, debugging tools, advanced VBA programming, and event handling.

Prerequisites
Students who wish to attend this course must have an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word.

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Objectives
On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

Use VBA and examine the Visual Basic Editor; change the properties of an object; add a module to a project; write the code for a procedure and then run it; and use the Object Browser to seach procedures.
Manipulate data by declaring variables of different data types; combine data by using expressions; use functions to accept input and display output; and declare variables and procedures with the appropriate scope.
Work with VBA objects; create, open, save, and close documents by using a Document collection; create a table by using the Tables collection; and work with the Table object.
Use decision structures to create procedures that make decisions; and use loop structures to perform repetitive tasks.

Course Content

Getting started with the Visual Basic Editor

Visual Basic for Applications
Properties and modules
The Code window
The Object Browser
Programming basics

Working with variables and functions
Scope of variables
Scope of procedures
Word objects

Programming with objects
The Documents collection
The Tables collection
Control structures

Using decision structures
Using loop structures
Forms

Working with forms
Using events in forms
Debugging and error handling

Errors
Debugging
Error-handling