Microsoft Word 2003
Course Code: AD528

This is a specialised course on the Word Macro function for experienced Word 2003 users.  It explains how to record and run a macro and explores some of the many different ways they can be used.

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Record a macro (text & command)

  • Run & save a macro

  • Record a macro to set up a custom document layout and Word table

  • Display and edit macro instructions

  • Use Visual Basic to write a macro

  • Display a data prompt, use a conditional statement and a control loop in a macro

  • Use the Dialog Editor and dialog boxes to produce a document

  • Create Automated Macros

What you will learn
Topics covered by this course include:

Recording Simple Macros

  • Recording a Text Macro

  • Running a Macro

  • Recording a Command Macro

  • Saving a Macro

Recording Special-Purpose Macros /
Revising Macros Instructions

  • Creating a Word Table

  • Displaying Macro Instructions

  • Editing and Copying Macro Instructions

Using Visual Basic to Write Macros

  • Creating a new Procedure in the VB Editor

  • Writing a Simple Macro

Creating Interactive Macros

  • Displaying a Data Prompt

  • Using a Conditional Statement

  • Using a Control Loop

  • Additional Control Statements

Creating Custom Template Macros

  • Creating a New Template

  • Creating an AutoNew Macro

Creating a Custom Macro Toolbar

  • Creating a New Toolbar

  • Adding a Macro Button to the Toolbar

Creating a Custom Macro Menu

  • Creating a New Menu

  • Adding a Macro Item to a menu

Using the Visual Basic Help System

  • Displaying Visual Basic Help information

Course participants should have completed Microsoft Word 2003 Part 3 (or equivalent).

Dates and times
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