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Learn how to build and use a COM add-in for Excel using Visual Basic.
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Create a couple of macros using Visual Basic. The SlideInPrompt macro inserts a text string into a selected column. The Renumber macro will sequentially renumber a selected column.
A convenient way to cross-pollinate learning with advanced subjects is to create project and item templates. By creating and sharing these templates you will find it easier for every member of your team to take advantage of every aspect of Visual Studio .NET.
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