Macro Activity #1
Be sure to have a blank Word document open before attempting any of the steps. Create a macro that
will type your name and position whenever you need it. Place the button to run this macro on the toolbar
that you created earlier.
1. Record the Macro
a) Select Tools, Macro, Record New Macro
The Record Macro dialog box appears.
b) At Macro Name, type a name for the macro. Type: Name
c) At Assign macro to, select Toolbars
d) Under Commands, click on the icon that contains your macro name... Name
e) Drag this icon onto your customized toolbar
f) Right click on the new macro button that has been added to your toolbar
• at Name: change to My Name
• select Change Button Image and select an icon for the macro that you are creating
g) Select Close
h) Record the macro.
Type the keystrokes that you want recorded in your macro
Type: <your name> <CEO>
i) When finished, select Stop Recording on the Macro Record stop button
(The blue box under Stop Rec)
4. Close the document without saving it.
5. Test the macro
a) click on New
b) click on the macro button in your toolbar that you have created
Your name and position will be placed in the new document.
6. Each time you want your name and position typed in a document, play the macro.
a) select the macro button
1. Create a footer macro that will include a horizontal line, the filename of the file, the current date and
the pages of total pages.
2. Create a macro to bold, large font, red or highlight the selected text.
3. Create a macro that will place the current date and your name at the right side of a header.
4. Create a macro to create a 4 x 4 table with a thick line on the outside and the top row bold and
5. Create a macro with your name, the current date, this class, and the page number in a header.
6. Create a macro for a company letterhead for Bill’s Fine Art. Include the current date.
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