This Excel tutorial explains how to open the Visual Basic Editor in Excel 2011 for Mac (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).

See solution in other versions of Excel:

You can access the VBA environment in Excel 2011 for Mac by opening the Visual Basic editor.


First, be sure that the Developer tab is visible in the toolbar in Excel.

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The Developer tab is the toolbar that has the buttons to open the VBA editor and create Form Controls like buttons, checkboxes, etc.

To display the Developer tab, click on Preferences under the Excel menu at the top of the screen.

When the Excel Preferences window appears, click on the Ribbon icon in the Sharing and Privacy section.

In the Customize section, check Developer in the list of tabs to show. Then click on the OK button.

Select the Developer tab from the toolbar at the top of the screen. Then click on the Editor option in the Visual Basic group.

Now the Microsoft Visual Basic editor should appear and you can view your VBA code.

Test if it is a Mac or a Windows Machine

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More information about testing the Excel version or Excel language you can find on this page : Mac Excel version and Mac Office language settings

You can useconditional compiler constants to test the Operating system or test if you run a 32 or 64 bit version of Office.

The macro below will test the Operating system, you can replace the msgbox line with your code or Macro call.

Office 2011 for the Mac is always 32 bit and Office 2016 for the Mac can be 32 or 64 bit, all builds 15.26 and later are exclusively 64-bit. So every Mac Office 2016 install that is up to date is 64 bit.

Below you can find a test macro and three UDF functions that you can use to test theOperating system, test if you run a 32 or 64 bit version of Office and give you the Excel version number.


With the three functions above it is easy to test what you want in your VBA projects.

Note : Read this page about the version numbers : Mac Excel version and Mac Office language settings

New MAC_OFFICE_VERSION conditional compiler in Office 2016

Vba For Mac Os In Mac Office 2016 they add a newconditional compiler constant named MAC_OFFICE_VERSION

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. In most cases you can test the Application.Version(>=15) if you want like I show you on this page:
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But if you want to avoid compile errors with for example ribbon macro callbacks in Excel 2011(this not compile for example in 2011: control As IRibbonControl) or use VBA functions that are new in 2016 like AppleScriptTask and GrantAccessToMultipleFiles, you can add the ribbon macro callbacks or the new VBA functions in between the two code lines below in your code module.


Put your macro callbacks or code here

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