|Word Macros -- Working With Word Macros|
|Part 1: Introduction to Macros|
For many Word users, the term macro strikes fear in their heart, mainly because they do not fully understand Word macros and have most likely never created their own. Fortunately, creating and running macros isn't too difficult, and the resulting efficiency is well worth the time spent learning to use them. Keep reading to learn how to work with Macros in Word 2003. Or, learn how to record macros in Word 2007.
1. On the Toolsmenu, select Macroand then Macros…from the submenu; you can also use the Alt + F8shortcut key to access the Macrosdialog box
2. In the drop down box beside the Macros in:label, select Word Commands
3. An alphabetical list of the command names will appear. If you highlight a name, a description of the command will appear at the bottom of the box, under the Descriptionlabel
If the command you wish to create already exists, you should not create your own Word macro for it. If it doesn't exist, you should proceed to part two: planning your Word macro.
Next: Planning your Word macro
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