In the last weeks, I have noted that one of my answers in StackOverflow has received some upvotes. Which was somehow strange, as people keep on telling me that #VBA is going to die and it is a “funny scripting…

Creamer’s rule for a solution of linear equations states pretty much the following: Using this interesting picture from the German Wikipedia, I have created the following video, explaining a bit the Rule of Mr. Cramer: The video goes through the…

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Option Compare in VBA is the thing, that will save you ugly stuff like this one:

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Sub Testing() Dim userInput As String userInput = InputBox("What is decimal 4094 in hex?") If UCase(userInput) = UCase("ffe") Then Debug.Print "You have correctly written " + userInput + "!" End If End Sub |

Yup, it is a bit ugly, using UCase to compare all the time, between small letter text and big letter text. So, if you…

Transforming Range to Array in VBA is actually a one liner – we take the range and we assign it to a variant:

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Dim myRange As Range Set myRange = Range("a1").CurrentRegion Dim myArray As Variant myArray = myRange |

The “strange” part is that the array is converted to 2-dimensional array after this: and working…

Intersection of dictionary (or of any two lists) is a list with elements, that are present in both other lists. Thus, if we have the following 3 dictionaries in Python:

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dict_a = dict([('aa', 4139), ('bb', 4127), ('cc', 4098)]) dict_b = dict(aa=4139, bb=4127, ee=4098) dict_c = {'aa':12, 'bb':13, 'dd':23} |

Then, an intersection of their keys will contain only…

About 4 years ago, I wrote an article about prime numbers in Excel and their visualisation with VBA – vba-function-in-excel-to-check-prime-numbers. Pretty much, it displays the prime numbers in a 10 x N matrix, starting from 1 and finishing at N:…

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## VBA – Make Excel Comments Beautiful

Everyone, who has worked with Excel more than a year knows that the comments are actually quite useful – they allow us to put info data into a cell, without actually putting data in the cell. However, the standard way…