In Excel 2013, where are options and tools such as Visual Basic (VBA), Macros and AddIn tools? Are they supported?

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By default, Excel 2013 doesn't show developer tools.

They can be enabled by selecting File → Options → Customize Ribbon.

In the Customize the Ribbon (Main Tabs) window pane, scroll down to the Developer option and check it. Now Excel will display a ribbon tab named Developer.

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    "By default, Excel 2013 doesn't show developer tools." - Neither do Word/Excel etc. from the 2007 version onwards, ever since the ribbon was introduced. The View tab though does have a Macros button/menu. – Karan Jan 14 '13 at 3:19
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    quick access, if you only want it on an occasional basis, can be done through ALT+F11 – SeanC Jan 17 '13 at 18:12
  • Great comments. Thanks all. – BSalita Jan 19 '13 at 5:03

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