Join Mariann Siegert for an in-depth discussion in this video Running a macro automatically, part of Building Blocks and Macros in Word.
As we have seen, all of the macros we have created require us to click a button,…use a keyboard shortcut, or use some other means of running the Macro.…Word recognizes five special Macro names often referred to as Auto Macros.…By giving a Macro one of these special names, you can run it automatically when…you perform an operation such as exiting Microsoft Word or opening a document.…Auto Macros don't exist until you create them.…To use them all you have to do is create a Macro and name it accordingly such…as AutoOpen, AutoClose or AutoNew.…
There are some rules and regulations to the way that you store these Auto Macros.…Auto Macro storage can be stored in a Normal template, it can be stored in…another template or a document.…To run correctly it must either be in the Normal template in the active document…or in a template on which the active document is based.…There is an exception with the AutoExec macro only.…It must be stored in the Normal template, the template loaded globally…through the Templates and Add-Ins dialog box, or the global template stored…
- Using built-in and custom building blocks
- Adding power utilizing building block content controls
- Using building blocks and macros together
- Recording, playing, and pausing macros
- Saving macro-enabled documents and templates
- Employing macros and field codes together
- Assigning keyboard shortcuts and buttons to macros
- Editing and combining macros
- Getting started with VBA code
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Putting Building Blocks to Work
3. Using the Power of Macros
4. Real-World Macro Projects
5. Stepping Into VBA
6. Managing Macros
Importing macros5m 49s
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