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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Creating Your Own Commands

If you often repeat the same series of actions as you work, you can simplify the job—and save a lot of time—by recording that series of actions to create a macro. For example, you can create a macro by recording the replacement of a phrase and/or a style using the Replace command. Then you can run that macro to modify other documents. Regardless of the complexity of your macro, you can run it as if it were a single Word command.

Create a Macro

  1. On the View tab, click the down arrow at the bottom of the Macros button, and choose Record New Macro to display the Record Macro dialog box.

  2. Type a name for the macro. (The name ...

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