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Opening Excel's Visual Basic Editor


One step remains before beginning to create your own Excel Monte Carlo simulations using VBA code: you need to open the Visual Basic Editor.

In Excel 2007, the editor is opened by clicking on the Visual Basic button under the Developer tab on the Ribbon Interface.


In Excel 2003, the editor is opened by pressing the shortcut key combination Alt+F11, or by selecting the drop-down menu Tools - Macro - Visual Basic Editor as illustrated below.

Now we'll begin our first example, the Simple Coin Toss.


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