Exercise: Linking Word to Excel to analyse word count

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Category ==> Advanced VBA  (29 exercises)
Topic ==> Links to other applications  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> Advanced VBA
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You should find that this document already contains a macro:

Macro printing text of each word

This macro prints out the text of each word

Amend your macro so that it loops over all the words in this story, either:

  • adding the word to an Excel spreadsheet if not already found; or
  • increasing the word count in Excel if this word has already been added.

Your final output should look like this:

Words frequency table

After sorting, you should find THE is the most common word

Save this document with the same name, then close it down.

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