Can you create a dictionary in VBA?

VBA does not have an internal implementation of a dictionary, but from VBA you can still use the dictionary object from MS Scripting Runtime Library.

How do you create a dictionary in Excel?

How to Create a New Custom Dictionary in Excel 2010

  1. Click the File tab and then click Options.
  2. Click the Proofing tab and then click the Custom Dictionaries button.
  3. Click the New button.
  4. Type the name for your new custom dictionary and then click the Save button.

What is dictionary object VBScript?

The VBScript Dictionary object provides an item indexing facility. Dictionaries are part of Microsoft’s Script Runtime Library. The Dictionary object is used to hold a set of data values in the form of (key, item) pairs. A dictionary is sometimes called an associative array because it associates a key with an item.

How do I add a reference to Microsoft Scripting Runtime in VBA?

Setting the Reference to the Microsoft Scripting Runtime Library

  1. In the VB Editor, click on Tools.
  2. Click on References.
  3. In the References dialog box that opens, scroll through the available references and check the ‘Microsoft Scripting Runtime’ option.
  4. Click OK.

What are objects in VBA?

Definition of a VBA Object: An object is a grouping of data and procedures(i.e. Functions and Subs). The procedures are used to perform some task related to the data. In the Collection the data is the group of the items it stores. The procedures such as Add, Remove, Count then act on this data.

How do you make your own dictionary?

On a separate piece of paper, organize your words so that they’ll be easier to find. Organize them by the first letter of the word, then the second, then the third, etc. Edit your rough draft. To ensure that you have a good dictionary, go through your paper and correct any mistakes.

What is the purpose of the Set keyword in VBScript?

The SET keyword lets VBScript know that you are setting your variable equal to an object. In addition to this, you also have to set the variable equal to nothing after you are finished with it!