Avoid repeating yourself: Create a Word macro

repeatRepeatedly entering the same information in document after document, over and over…there has to be a quicker way, right? Word macros can save you time (and potentially, some sanity) by automating repetitive tasks.

Let’s say you’re a real estate agent. Every time you sell a house you have to add a client’s name and address to multiple documents. Creating a macro automates adding all of a client’s contact information wherever you need to.

Setting up the macro

Creating a macro is straightforward and doesn’t require any coding knowledge. You simply tell Word when to start and stop recording a series of steps; for example, from when you start typing a client’s name to when you finish. Then Word will perform all of those steps automatically when you click a button or enter a keyboard shortcut that you assigned to that macro.

Here’s a step-by-step

WordMacro

Click here to read the step-by-step further

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