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Johnny J. wrote:
And for a new development, you'd use VBA?

VBA is for scripting, not for building new apps. To answer your question though, if I was building something that scripted Office like advanced processing in Word, or custom calculations in Excel, then yes I would use VBA. In fact if you've ever recorded a macro in Office you're using VBA. VBA is still used today, yes, that's why I said we still use VBA but not VB because that is a factually correct statement.

I feel like I've been taking crazy pills.



Edit: before anyone mentions, the fact that you can also automate Office via COM in standalone apps doesn't invalidate anything I've said in this post. Especially the part about the crazy pills.

modified 26-Feb-19 10:09am.

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