All posts by Lakshmi Ramakrishnan

How to Delete Rows Using VBA

Why would you want to delete a row? Rows are the horizontal layers of data (that could also be blank) in any table. Worksheets in MS Excel are actually all considered to be tables. In MS Word, tables can be inserted into documents for your

Using the VBA Format Function

Short introduction to strings A string is a sequence or group of characters of any length that may or may not have a semantic meaning in language. It can consist of several characters like numbers, letters in both lowercase and uppercase, punctuation, and symbols. Examples

How to Open Files Using VBA

Handling other files in VBA macros As a programmer, you’re likely to come across many situations where other files need to be opened for reading, writing, or appending data. A macro can help you easily handle these files, and the Open method is your ticket.

The “Else-If” Statement in VBA

We need conditional statements As a you develop code, there’s inevitably a need for the flow or logic to progress in a different direction based on the user’s inputs or on the details determined during runtime. This is where conditional statements are used. Example scenario

How to Handle “VBA Not Responding” Errors

VBA is a programming language that is used in conjunction with a host application like Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel. Its coding standards or syntaxes are very similar to VB 6 or VB script. “VBA not responding” is an irksome and time consuming situation/error that

How Do You Redim a Multidimensional Array?

Arrays are simply a collection of values or items that are stored in continuous memory locations. They’re a data structure in which a group of items stored with the same data type. This type of structure is highly useful in the programming world as it

VBA/Excel Error 2023: 7 Fixes to Try

Excel or VBA Error 2023 in Excel is a runtime error that occurs both with and without displaying consistent symptoms. While there is no easy answer for this, I’ll try to explain in detail why you might be seeing it. The description for this error