Appendix B. Macros and Add-ins

In this appendix

What’s New in Office 2007 944

How Macros Work 945

Recording Simple Macros 947

Troubleshooting Recorded Macros 951

Running Macros 954

Using Auto Macros 955

Digitally Signing Macros You Create 958

What’s New in Office 2007

How do you know you’ve crossed the line from Office expert to Office obsessive? As soon as you start writing macros, you know you’re there.

Macros are small computer programs that automate activities in Microsoft Office programs. The basic tools and techniques for creating, recording, editing, and managing Office macros are the same in all Office programs, as is the underlying programming language, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). If you learned how to create and use macros ...

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