Exercise: Simple name macro - asks for name, repeats back

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Category ==> Excel VBA Macros  (38 exercises)
Topic ==> Messages and variables  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Course ==> Excel VBA macros

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Create a new workbook.

Write a macro which displays two input boxes in succession (you'll also need to create two separate variables to hold the answers).  Firstly, to ask your user to type in their name:

Excel VBA Macros exercise - Messages and variables (image 1)

So far, so inoffensive

The second input box should ask a bit more personal information about your user:

Excel VBA Macros exercise - Messages and variables (image 2)

There is no accounting for taste

Finally, display back to the user the results of their choices:

Excel VBA Macros exercise - Messages and variables (image 3)

You can use MsgBox to display the text, and the & symbol to join bits of text together

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