Take it to the next level: introducing VBA and Office Open XML for Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 2010

DateFriday, December 9, 2011           

Time 10 PT, San Francisco
6pm - London | 1pm - New York | Sat, Dec 10th at 5am - Sydney | Sat, Dec 10th at 3am - Tokyo | Sat, Dec 10th at 2am - Beijing | 11:30pm – Mumbai

imagePresented by: Stephanie Krieger                                                                                                                                              

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

You're an advanced user of Microsoft Office. You can create styles and edit field codes in Word, create formulas in Excel, and customize layouts in PowerPoint. You might even record macros and add them to your ribbon or Quick Access Toolbar. So, are you ready to take your work with Microsoft Office to the next level?

If you've not considered exploring Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) or Office Open XML, you might be surprised at both how easy they can be and how much you're missing. To put it another way: if you like saving time, simplifying tasks, and creating custom content, this webcast is for you.

In this webcast, get an introduction to both VBA and Office Open XML that's specifically intended for experienced Microsoft Office users. You'll get tips and see examples of how you can use both of these technologies for tasks ranging from timesavers, to troubleshooting, and customizing content beyond what you can do in the Microsoft Office programs.

Note: To work with VBA or Office Open XML, you should be an advanced user of at least one Microsoft Office program that utilizes those technologies—but you absolutely don't have to be a programmer.

imageAbout Stephanie Krieger

Stephanie Krieger is a Microsoft Office MVP and the author of three books on Microsoft Office document production, including the recently-released Documents, Presentations, and Workbooks for Office 2010 and Office for Mac 2011. A New York City-based consultant, she has helped many global companies develop enterprise solutions for Microsoft Office on both platforms and taught numerous professionals and professional software trainers to build great documents by understanding the way that Microsoft Office programs "think." Stephanie frequently writes, presents, and creates content for Microsoft.

Questions? Please send email to webcast@oreilly.com