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Chapter 18. Working with VBA > Extending Word - Pg. 409

Working with VBA 18 In previous chapters, you've seen how Word's look, feel, and general operations can be customized to suit your own style. This capability is a powerful aspect of using Word, but you're not limited to tweaking menus and toolbars. This chapter provides an overview of using macros and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to push Word beyond its normal boundaries. It starts with a quick introduc- tion to recording and running macros, then moves into a discussion of the VBA environment. The chapter includes: · A language primer that examines the basic syntax and structure of VBA, in-