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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to WordPerfect X3 by Laura Acklen

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17. Creating and Playing Macros

In This Chapter

  • Learn what a macro is and how it can save you time.
  • Learn how to play macros that someone else has written.
  • Gain an understanding of the variety and usefulness of macros that come with WordPerfect.
  • Learn how to create your own macros and edit them to make minor changes.
  • Create three sample macros that you can use right away.

Macros are different from the other automation features in WordPerfect. The macro language is powerful. With a few exceptions, anything you can do in a document can be done in a macro. The nice thing about macros is that you don’t have to learn the macro language to write your own macros.

And one more thing: You might have heard about macro viruses infecting computers and ...

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