String manipulation is a crucial skill in VBA programming. The skill level of a VBA developer is often determined by how well he/she can manipulate string data. Excel is very strong in mathematics operations and comes with loads of built-in calculation functions. But text manipulation
The Instr function in VBA checks to see if a string is contained within another string. This can be useful when trying to extract information from strings of data contained in Excel cells, for example. Instr Syntax The Instr function is made up of 4
Regular Expressions (Regex) are a pattern that is used to find matches within strings. This is very useful when you want to validate, replace, or extract data from strings. In Excel, regular expressions can be used when working with VBA. Matching Characters The Pattern is
In this article I will explain how you can convert data types to one another. Jump To : String Conversions Convert String to a Numeric Data Type Check if String is Numeric, IsNumeric() Convert String to Integer, CInt() Convert String to Double, CDbl() Convert String to
In this article I will explain some of the most common errors people encounter while working with strings. For more information regarding string commands please visit VBA Excel String Processing and Manipulation. You can download the codes and files related to this article here. Jump To:
When you are working with strings, string processing and manipulation is an important tool. Whether you want to search for a certain expression in a string, split a string, add multiple strings … you will have to be familiar with the concepts of string processing.