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Chapter 20. Working with PowerPoint Macr... > Design Corner: Using a Macro to Inse...

Design Corner: Using a Macro to Insert a Title

As you've seen from this chapter, macro automation can simplify repetitive tasks and help you become more productive and efficient. To find good macro targets for your presentations, think of the tasks you repeat again and again. For example, if you create a variety of presentations that include your company name, you could create a macro that automatically enters this name in the location you specify. Of course, you could use AutoCorrect to do this as well, but with a macro you can add formatting and other steps. In this example, the following “Before figure” shows a blank slide with the Insert Title toolbar macro available, and the following “After figure” shows the results of running this macro. If you create a number of macros to help you automate your presentation creation, you could create a Macros menu (or toolbar) and place all your macros in one easy-to-access location.

To create the macro that inserts the title “EnviroTech Consultants” and make the macro available from the toolbar, follow these steps:


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