Using Word's Macro Recorder


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Using Word's Macro Recorder

Word's macro features uses VBA or Visual Basic for Applications to create programs that can be used within Word 2011. This feature was available in Word 2004, but was removed, much to the disappointment of Mac Word users, in Word 2008. Now it's back, giving Word users the ability to automate repetitive tasks within their documents. VBA and Word's macro feature are not simple topics. They're extremely complex. Entire books have been written about them.

So rather than go off on a tangent about a powerful feature that's beyond the needs of most Word users, I'll focus on the basics: using Word's Macro Recorder. In our example, we frequently receive plain text files from a client that we need to incorporate into formatted Word documents. Unfortunately, the text we receive includes paragraph marks at the end of each line, two spaces between sentences, and straight quotes rather than smart quotes. We can use Words Find and Replace feature to fix all of these problems, ...

Using Word's Macro Recorder
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Using Word's Macro Recorder provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Maria Langer as part of the Word for Mac 2011 Essential Training

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Business
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Word for Mac
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