VBA is the programming language for the Microsoft Office suite and many other applications. VBA gives you complete control of Excel, allowing you to do anything from automating Excel tasks to developing full applications, using Excel as the development environment. Excel 2002 is an important upgrade to the Office suite spreadsheet program. It shows Microsoft's commitment to moving Office to be a web-enabled productivity tool, a rich client for working with web-based data, with new features such as SmartTags and XML support. Based on the successful content and format of Excel 200 VBA Programmer's Reference, this new edition has been fully updated for Excel 2002. The authors are all Excel MVPs, involved daily in supporting the Excel VBA programmer community. The first part of the book introduces Excel and VBA, including a VBA primer. The second part offers thematic, succinct, and practical discussions of the feature available to Excel VBA programmers, with real-world examples answering frequently asked questions. The third and final part is a complete reference to the Excel, VBE, and Common Office Object Models. This book is not only caters for the beginners and intermediate-level programmers with its introductory coverage of VBA and Excel, but also provides advanced information for experienced Excel developers in later chapters and the reference.