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Use VBA add-ins and macros that you developed for Office for Windows with Office for Mac.
Applies to: Excel for Mac PowerPoint for Mac Word for Mac Office 2016 for Mac
If you are authoring Macros for Office for Mac, you can use most of the same objects that are available in VBA for Office. For information about VBA for Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, see the following:
Outlook for Mac and OneNote for Mac do not support VBA.
Unlike other versions of Office apps that support VBA, Office 2016 for Mac apps are sandboxed.
Sandboxing restricts the apps from accessing resources outside the app container. This affects any add-ins or macros that involve file access or communication across processes. You can minimize the effects of sandboxing by using the new commands described in the following section.
For instructions on creating an installer for your add-in, please refer to the article here: Installing User Content in Office 2016 for Mac
The following VBA commands are new and unique to Office 2016 for Mac.
|GrantAccessToMultipleFiles||Request a user's permission to access multiple files at once.|
|AppleScriptTask||Call external AppleScript scripts from VB.|
|MAC_OFFICE_VERSION||IFDEF between different Mac Office versions at compile time.|
Office 2016 for Mac supports ribbon customization using Ribbon XML. Note that there are some differences in ribbon support in Office 2016 for Mac and Office for Windows.
|Ribbon customization feature||Office for Windows||Office for Mac|
|Ability to customize the ribbon using Ribbon XML||Available||Available|
|Support for document based add-ins||Available||Available|
|Ability to invoke Macros using custom ribbon controls||Available||Available|
|Customization of custom menus||Available||Available|
|Ability to include and invoke Office Fluent Controls within a custom ribbon tab||Available||Most familiar Office Fluent Control Identifiers are compatible with Office for Mac. Some might not be available. For commands that are compatible with Office 2016 for Mac, see idMSOs compatible with Office 2016 for Mac.|
|Support for COM add-ins that use custom ribbon controls||Available||Office 2016 for Mac doesn't support third-party COM add-ins.|
For information about the idMSOs that are compatible with Office 2016 for Mac, see the following:
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Identify the terminology and elements of the Ribbon.
Recognize the main terms used to describe Excel’s work canvas.
Utilize the keyboard or mouse to select cells and ranges in a spreadsheet.
Create your first Excel file, enter data and create a table.
Format cells by selecting fonts and color fills to make information more attractive.
Utilize basic mathematics including multiplication and division in Excel.
Understanding Excel Formula Anatomy.
Learn about working with absolute and relative cell referencing, and techniques for copying formulas.
Use to understand the anatomy of Excel functions, and what their components mean.
Learn basic math functions including SUM, ROUND and SUBTOTAL.
Learn basic statistical functions including COUNT, COUNTA, AVERAGE, MAX, MIN, MEDIAN and MODE.
Learn to build standalone logical IF functions, and make them more complex by nesting AND and OR within them.
Learn to break apart text with the LEFT, RIGHT, MID, FIND and SEARCH functions, and to combine text with the & character.
Learn to use SUMIF, COUNTIF and SUMPRODUCT to add cells only when certain conditions are met.
Learn about creating and updating external links, and about the potential dangers of external links in Excel.
Learn to sort data in Excel by a single column or by multiple columns.
Learn to filter Excel data for specific words, dates, and apply multiple filters to a single data table.
Learn tricks for consolidating your data so it's vertically contiguous (without blank rows) – for Tables, PivotTables and Charts.
Learn to work with the Format Cells dialog to apply text rotation and borders, and to center data across multiple cells.
Learn how to create an effective column chart by reducing ink and 'noise' that distract from the main messages.
How to create an effective bar chart by reducing ink and noise that distract from the story.
Learn how to build an effective pie chart, and when you should and shouldn’t use them.
How to create an effective line chart through careful manipulation of chart elements to enhance its story telling ability.
Learn about creating, reviewing and printing Excel comments.