Work with VBA macros in Excel for the web

Although you can't create, run, or edit VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) macros in Excel for the web, you can open and edit a workbook that contains macros. Any existing macros will remain in the workbook, and you can open the workbook in the Excel desktop app to view and edit the macros.

To edit a macro:

If you have the Excel desktop app, you can use it to work with macros. Above the ribbon, click Open in Desktop App, and follow the steps in Create, run, edit, or delete a macro.

To delete a macro:

If you open a workbook that contains macros, you won't see any messages from Excel for the web. If you know that the workbook contains macros and you need to remove them, this must be done in the Excel desktop app. Follow the steps in Create, run, edit, or delete a macro.

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