How Do You Create User-Defined Functions In Excel?
Microsoft’s Excel software has become the standard home and office spreadsheet software. It has a variety of features that facilitate data and text manipulation, although users may still find that Excel’s function library is on occasion lacking the exact function they need for a specific task. However, users with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) skills can follow a few steps to create their own user-defined functions in Excel. Open up the Excel software, and click on “File” in the upper left of the window (or the “Office” button for Excel 2007 users). Select “New” from the menu of options and then “Blank Workbook.” Open the Visual Basic Editor in Excel by using the “Alt+F11” command on your keyboard. Click on the “insert” menu and then select “Module.” Type in the VBA code for the function that you wish to create. Close the Visual Basic Editor by pressing “Alt+Q” on your keyboard (the shortcut for “Quit”). Click on “Insert” from the main Excel window, and then select “Insert functio