Do you repeat various Excel actions like copy & pasting data, formatting, putting borders etc?

Do you know that you can automate your tasks in Excel with a couple of mouse clicks?

If you keep on repeating the same thing over and over again, creating an Excel Macro is perfect for you!  It saves you time so you can do things that you like doing, like going home early 🙂

Click a button and all your tasks are done for you!

I will show you step by step, how to enable the Macro Creation on your computer and create your very first Excel Macro Button!

I explain how you can do this below:

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STEP 1: Right click anywhere on your Ribbon and select Customize the Ribbon:

How to Create Your First Macro Button in Excel - Beginners Tutorial

 

STEP 2: Make sure the Customize Ribbon is selected.

Then select the Developer option under Main Tabs.

Click OK.

 

How to Create Your First Macro Button in Excel - Beginners Tutorial

 

 

STEP 3: Now go to Developer > Insert > ActiveX Controls > Button

How to Create Your First Macro Button in Excel - Beginners Tutorial

Drag anywhere in the Excel spreadsheet to create your first Button!

How to Create Your First Macro Button in Excel - Beginners Tutorial

 

STEP 4: Right click on your new button and select View Code.

How to Create Your First Macro Button in Excel - Beginners Tutorial

 

STEP 5: Type in this code:  Range(“A6”).Value = “Hello”

What this will do is to set the value of cell A6 to Hello.

How to Create Your First Macro Button in Excel - Beginners Tutorial

 

STEP 6: Time to test it out! Make sure Design Mode is deselected.

How to Create Your First Macro Button in Excel - Beginners Tutorial

 

STEP 7: Click on the button now and you will see Hello pop up on your screen!

How to Create Your First Macro Button in Excel - Beginners Tutorial

 

Create Your First Macro in Excel

How to Create Your First Macro Button in Excel - Beginners Tutorial

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