November 6, 1998

Learning Word Programming Offers Solid Advice for Creating Word Macros

Sebastopol, CA--"People ask ' Why would anyone want to program Microsoft Word?" says Dr. Steven Roman, author of the just-released Learning Word Programming, "The answer is simple: to get more power out of this formidable application."

Roman's no-nonsense book (Learning Word Programming, O'Reilly, $27.95) delves into the core aspects of VBA programming, enabling users to increase their productivity, streamlining or automating any number of tasks-- particularly repetitive tasks . It takes the reader step-by-step through writing VBA macros and programs, illustrating how to generate tables of a format, manage shortcut keys, create fax cover sheets, and reformat documents.

Learning Word Programming provides Word users who are not programmers, as well as programmers who are not familiar with the Word object model, with a solid introduction to writing VBA macros and programs. In particular, the book focuses on:

About the Author:

Steven Roman is a Professor of Mathematics at the California State University, Fullerton. He has taught at a number of other universities, including MIT, the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the University of South Florida. Dr. Roman is the author of over 30 books, including Coding and Information Theory, Advanced Linear Algebra, and Field Theory, Access Database Design & Programming, Concepts of Object-Oriented Programming with Visual Basic, Understanding Personal Computer Hardware. He is currently working on Developing Visual Basic Add-Ins to be published by O'Reilly.

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