How You Can Add Macro Shortcut to Microsoft Office Word?

A macro is basically a code which runs in the background of the MS Word application. With macros, you can open documents, format documents, run formulas or you can perform anything which you type on a keyboard. In this blog, you will read how you can add Macro Shortcut to Microsoft Office Word. In case, for details the user can visit to the site via www.office.com/setup.

Create a Macro in Microsoft Office Word: office.com/setup

First, you should go to the “View” option and then just under “Macros” you should choose “Record Macros” in Word 2007 and above. And in Word 2003, you should click on Tools and then choose Macros and then you should select Record Macros. After this, you should assign a name for your macro in the “Macro name” box. Then, you have to click on the template or document in the “Store macro” box in which you wish to store the macro. Here, you have to type a description for the new created macro in the “Description” box. At this point, you have to press on “OK” button to begin the macro recording. Remember, the macro will record all your keystrokes and also the mouse clicks. Now, you have to perform the actions which you wish to replace with the macro. When, you finish typing your documents and the action which you want to record. After this, stop macro recording for this use: you have to click on “Macros” and then select “Stop Recording”. Here, your macro will be saved. If you want to run the macro, you should go to View and then select Macros. Now under Macro Name, you should click on the macro which you want to run. Then, you should click on the “Run” button.

To Assign Keyboard Shortcut to an Existing Macro:

You should choose File and then select Options. After this, you should click on “Customize Ribbon”. Now, you should click on the “Customize” button which is next to “Keyboard Shortcuts”, just at the bottom of the dialog box. Here, you will see the “Customize Keyboard” dialog box appears. Now in the Categories list, you should scroll down to the bottom of the list and then click on “Macros”. You will see the list of the macros in the current document which appears in the Macros list.

If in case, you cannot see the macros in the list then you should check out the document name in the option “Save Changes in” which is located below the macros list option, just give the correct document name on which you had created the macros. Now, you have to select the macro for which you want to assign the shortcut. Then, you have to type the Shortcut Key in the “Keyboard Shortcut” option which is there in the window. At last, you should tap on “Close” option.

The above method will help you to add Macro Shortcut to Microsoft Office Word. If the user need more information, then they can call the customer care of Microsoft via www.office.com/setup.

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