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Using other people’s Word macros

Posted by Howard Silcock on 1 April 2010

A good feature of Microsoft® Office is that it provides a way for its users to write their own macros.  A macro is like a command that a user creates—a command that isn’t already provided within Word. It could be a very specific command, relevant only to the user’s own environment or even to a specific document. Or it could be a completely general command that Microsoft didn’t think to include—one that could be useful to many people. Some people spend hours developing macros (I’m one of them and recommend it as a hobby!) and you may find one of theirs could be useful for you. I’ll be sharing some of mine through the vehicle of this blog and this post will explain how you can use them if you wish to. Read the rest of this entry »

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