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Chapter 12. Automating Repetitive Tasks ... > Creating and Modifying Macros

Creating and Modifying Macros

The first step in creating a macro is to plan every step of the process you want to automate. Computers today are quite fast, so adding an extra step that doesn’t affect the outcome of a process won’t slow you down noticeably, but leaving out a step means you will need to rerecord a macro.


Once you have planned your process, you can create a macro by pointing to Macro on the Tools menu and then clicking Record New Macro. When you do, the Record Macro dialog box appears.


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