- By Reed Jacobson
Use an If structure to make a decision. Add an Else clause if you need different actions for True and False conditions.
When you use a MsgBox, use the Buttons argument to create explicit choices. When checking the result of a MsgBox, be sure to test against the proper constant.
When you use an InputBox, be sure to think through all the possible types of input—valid, invalid, non-existent. Create an If structure to handle all the possible conditions.
When you simply need to loop through a collection, a For Each is the easiest option.
When you need a counter to help you as you work through a loop—for example, to keep two objects synchronized—use a For loop.
When you need to loop for a while or until a condition is True, use a Do loop A Do loop is extremely flexible, but be careful that you don’t create an infinite loop.
Use permanent and temporary breakpoints when troubleshooting large macros or loops.