All posts by Lakshmi Ramakrishnan

For Loops in VBA and the Continue Statement

Loops in VBA Loops are an essential part of any programming language because they help with the repeated running of any code snippet. Just like any other language, VBA offers the following loops to enable efficient programming: Do until Do while For Foreach In this

How Nested Ifs In VBA Work with Examples

All programming languages support the “if” type of conditional statement. An if block is executed during runtime only if the condition is met. i.e., the result of a condition is equal to the Boolean value “true.” Syntax If ( <conditional expression> ) ‘block of statements

Docmd.RunSQL in Access VBA

Microsoft Access is a Database Management System which helps to store and manage data, reporting using forms/queries/various other wizards. As discussed in older posts and articles, queries can be built in Microsoft Access using design view/SQL view/any available wizard. In another post I explain the

How to Use IfError in VBA and Excel

Errors Happen We may come across several functions in programming languages. In VBA, we are prone to encounter errors like:  Syntax errors Compile time errors Runtime errors These are errors in code which can be handled using error handling methods. For example, you can see

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Using VBA Like to Compare Strings

What is a Regular Expression? How is the Like Operator Related? In any programming language, there is a way to compare strings against some patterns. Several characters are used to create these patterns. These patterns are called regular expressions. Like in structured query language, VBA