Download Excel QM v4 for free. The Excel QM v4 is an addin and it is possible to set up Excel so that Excel OM/QM automatically loads every. Excel 2016 is a complete rewrite of the Mac version of the program. In some ways, it's still a beta version and every update adds significant new features. Where VBA was completely unusable three months ago, now you can write simple macros. Microsoft has stated that the Mac version will have feature parity to the Windows version.-->
Use VBA add-ins and macros that you developed for Office for Windows with Office for Mac.
Applies to: Excel for Mac PowerPoint for Mac Word for Mac Office 2016 for Mac
If you are authoring Macros for Office for Mac, you can use most of the same objects that are available in VBA for Office. For information about VBA for Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, see the following:
Outlook for Mac and OneNote for Mac do not support VBA.
Office 2016 for Mac is sandboxed
Unlike other versions of Office apps that support VBA, Office 2016 for Mac apps are sandboxed.
Sandboxing restricts the apps from accessing resources outside the app container. This affects any add-ins or macros that involve file access or communication across processes. You can minimize the effects of sandboxing by using the new commands described in the following section.
Creating an installer or putting user content
For instructions on creating an installer for your add-in, please refer to the article here: Installing User Content in Office 2016 for Mac
New VBA commands for Office 2016 for Mac
The following VBA commands are new and unique to Office 2016 for Mac.
|GrantAccessToMultipleFiles||Request a user's permission to access multiple files at once.|
|AppleScriptTask||Call external AppleScript scripts from VB.|
|MAC_OFFICE_VERSION||IFDEF between different Mac Office versions at compile time.|
Ribbon customization in Office for Mac
Office 2016 for Mac supports ribbon customization using Ribbon XML. Note that there are some differences in ribbon support in Office 2016 for Mac and Office for Windows.
|Ribbon customization feature||Office for Windows||Office for Mac|
|Ability to customize the ribbon using Ribbon XML||Available||Available|
|Support for document based add-ins||Available||Available|
|Ability to invoke Macros using custom ribbon controls||Available||Available|
|Customization of custom menus||Available||Available|
|Ability to include and invoke Office Fluent Controls within a custom ribbon tab||Available||Most familiar Office Fluent Control Identifiers are compatible with Office for Mac. Some might not be available. For commands that are compatible with Office 2016 for Mac, see idMSOs compatible with Office 2016 for Mac.|
|Support for COM add-ins that use custom ribbon controls||Available||Office 2016 for Mac doesn't support third-party COM add-ins.|
idMSOs compatible with Office 2016 for Mac
For information about the idMSOs that are compatible with Office 2016 for Mac, see the following:
Support and feedback
Have questions or feedback about Office VBA or this documentation? Ibm as400 emulator. Please see Office VBA support and feedback for guidance about the ways you can receive support and provide feedback.
This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel FORECAST function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Excel FORECAST function returns a prediction of a future value based on existing values provided.
The FORECAST function is a built-in function in Excel that is categorized as a Statistical Function. It can be used as a worksheet function (WS) in Excel. As a worksheet function, the FORECAST function can be entered as part of a formula in a cell of a worksheet.
The syntax for the FORECAST function in Microsoft Excel is:
Parameters or Arguments
- The x-value used to predict the y-value.
- The known y-values used to predict the y-value.
- The known x-values used to predict the y-value.
The FORECAST function returns a numeric value.
If x-value is not a numeric value, the FORECAST function will return the #VALUE! error.
If known_y_values and known_x_values contain different numbers of elements, the FORECAST function will return the #N/A error.
- Excel for Office 365, Excel 2019, Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000
Example (as Worksheet Function)
Let's look at some Excel FORECAST function examples and explore how to use the FORECAST function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:
Based on the Excel spreadsheet above, the following FORECAST examples would return: