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Word 2000 Delete duplicate Macros?

Q: Word 2000 Delete duplicate Macros?

Hi All,

I have a few macros in Normal.dot including some which load a new letter with different Headers and Footers for business letters and personal letters.

I have assigned buttons for the macros BUS HOM BEN

When I click "New" in the menu I get a new page using the Normal.dot template showing my Macros.
BUS - HOM - BEN

Now, if I click the button for the "Business Macro" = BUS, I get the correct new letter with Business header, but now it has duplicate Macros as in....
BUS - HOM - BEN - BUS - HOM - BEN

I go to the Customize menu and in the Macro list it shows them duplicated, no surprise there.

How can I delete the excess Macros?

Thanks

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Guys,
I need to create a smart document using query boxes, fields and macros. The problem is that I never use macros before, anyone can give me a quick "know how"?

Gracias
Keet

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A:Word 2000 Macros know how

There is no quick "know-how" in creating macros. You can get a good start by recording a macro to perform your task.

Hit Start-Macros-Record new macro.
Name the macro, no spaces in name.
Click on Toolbar to place a button on the toolbar that will run your macro, hit keyboard to assign a keystroke to perform your macro.
Hit OK.
You should now be in record mode.
Perform any steps you would like a macro to do automatically.
Hit the Stop record button on the recording toolbar.

Things to be aware of:

In the first part of creating the macro, make sure you store the macro in normal.dot if you want it to be available for any document, or in "current document" if you're creating a specific file from which to run the macro(s).

Hope this helps.
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Hi

I have an issue with Microsoft Word 2000. I work with it and use macros as my "life source," lol. Every so often all of my macros will just be randomly dumped. So I go through and remake them all (3,000 of them). Please, if there is any way, could someone tell me how to restore those macros before I pull out all of my hair? I have tried macro security settings and also detect and repair, neither worked. Thank you much!

vprrchk
 

A:Macros in Microsoft Word 2000

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On my networked office PC, I made a number of Word 2000 macros. They are updating our computers. How can I make sure the new PC Word will have my old Word macros?
Also ditto for Autocorrect entries?
Thanks.
 

A:Moving Word 2000 Macros To New Pc

Where are the macros attached? If the macros are attached to your Normal.Dot file, you should be able to copy Normal.Dot and replace the one that resides on the new machine.

Here is a link to export your autocorrect entries

http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Customization/ExportAutocorrect.htm
Rollin
 

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Hello,

I'm new to macros and have recorded an AutoOpen one for a particular document that is based on a custom template. When I save the document containing the AutoOpen macro, close it and try to re-open it, I receive a VBA error message that macros are disabled for the document. This tells me that it is actually trying to run the macro, but is unsuccessful.

Any suggestions on a 'quick-fix' for enabling these macros?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Word 2000 Macros disabled

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I use windows 98 and in my Word 2000 program the navigation toolbar across the top of the screen has an entire row of the same button, EZP, which I think is for EZ Photo, or something like that, I have never used it. I have tried to reinstall Office 2000 Professional but then I get an error message saying that "Windows Installer is missing" and therefore I cannot reinstall the program. Any Ideas?
 

A:Word 2000 Duplicate Toolbar Buttons

Find the file called normal.dot on your hard drive and delete or rename it.

This must be done with Word closed. When you open it again, it should be gone, but let us know if it is not.
 

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Hi.
I am using an Excel worksheet with several thousand records listed. On a daily basis, I get an updated list, but I need to keep hold of some of the 'old' records.
At present I'm copying the new list, adding it to the end of my existing list and then filtering it so that only unique records are visible.
Obviously, this means the list is ever-increasing with many duplicated records (hidden or otherwise).
Is there a way to simply delete the duplicate records (so I can just keep one record of each) rather than hide them?

Ta
Gram
 

A:Solved. Excel 2000 - delete duplicate records?

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I am converting an old MS Word template we have for our office to install properly on 64 bit systems which basically just inserts some small preformatted .doc files into a template which you can save as a new file. All I did was change the lookup for the file location to grab the program files environment variable so it would go to Program Files or Program Files (x86) when it should.

Now the issue I'm seeing is that the toolbar it places provides shortcuts for 10 or so of these inserts and 9 of them work. The last one gives the error "The macro cannot be found or has been disabled because of your Macro security settings". This error popped up on all these shortcuts before I dropped macro security settings down to medium, after which the rest of them worked just fine. If I go to tools->Macros->Macros to see the list of available macros I can run it directly from there and it works just fine.

The problem insert has no different code at all (except for the filename which it inserts), but is the only document to have a picture within it if that helps. I'm not very familiar with word or the macro editor within it but I was not able to find a way to edit the toolbar that appears in 2003 (Which is not present in 2007).

Some extra info: I am seeing this issue on a win8 64 bit laptop running office 2003. On my other laptop I have office 2007 and do not have the toolbar shown in 2003 at all. The toolbar issue may be present there but I have no idea how to e... Read more

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I've got office 2000 Premium installed on this one PC and the delete key doesn't work.

It works in othe programs, just not word.

Does anyone know how to stop this from happening?
 

A:Word 2000 Dead Delete Key

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In Word 2000 I was setting up a layout for on of my business forms. I created a long line with underscores. This worked however I created another line with underscores and it made this bold line a cross the page that I can't delete! You can move it up and down with the mouse but you can't delete it. Anyway one know why or how to fix or delete this? I wanted to also know if there was a way to make lines and make the line up on the right margin. This is what happens:

Name: __________________ Date:____________
__________________________________________
See how it doesn't line up on the right side. Is there a way to do a half underscore? Any ideas?

Thanks,

Jnar
 

A:(solved) Word 2000: Can't delete line!!

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I have MS Office 2000 installed on a new Windows XP machine. MS Word 2000 generally has worked well and continues to work well, except for one Word document that I downloaded from the internet (originally prepared on a Macintosh machine with MS Word 98) that won't open. It gives a message that a Read Only file can be opened, but in fact, when the button is pushed, another message arises that "MS Word must close." However, when I try to delete this MS Word document, I get a message that "file cannot be deleted because it is in use by another user or another application." I cannot even place this file into a folder as I get the same message about another user or application is in use. A Search doesn't reveal any other applications in use, so it appears the file was corrupted being downloaded, or the old MS Word 2000 has some incompatibility with the newer Windows XP?

I'd appreciate any help to delete this document from my desktop, and guidance as to how to prevent recurrence. Thanks

A:Can't Delete Ms Word 2000 File From Windows Xp

Try deleting the file from safe mode. That should remove anything that would try and allocate the file.

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I have MS Office 2000 installed on a new Windows XP machine. MS Word 2000 generally has worked well and continues to work well, except for one Word document that I downloaded from the internet (originally prepared on a Macintosh machine with MS Word 98) that won't open. It gives a message that a Read Only file can be opened, but in fact, when the button is pushed, another message arises that "MS Word must close." However, when I try to delete this MS Word document, I get a message that "file cannot be deleted because it is in use by another user or another application." I cannot even place this file into a folder as I get the same message about another user or application is in use. A Search doesn't reveal any other applications in use, so it appears the file was corrupted being downloaded, or the old MS Word 2000 has some incompatibility with the newer Windows XP?

I'd appreciate any help to delete this document from my desktop, and guidance as to how to prevent recurrence. Thanks
 

A:Can't delete MS Word 2000 file from Windows XP

Tried deleting in safe mode?
 

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How can I delete pages in Microsoft Word?

My document has 45 pages (recipes) and I want to send a few pages to a friend. Word won't let me delete pages not needed.
with Google I found 7 1/2 million questions regarding this and none of the answers help.
Does anyone know the "secret" ? Microsoft page refers to me to download viewers, etc, but no answer to my question.

I know I was able to delete pages in Wordperfect and Lotus so why is Word so

deleting page breaks only deletes ONE letter, I used to move pages I need to a new file, but document is getting too big.

What am I missing?
 

A:Solved: MS WORD 2000 -page delete question

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I need to find out if there is a way to copy all the macros I wrote and use in Word 2002 to Word 2007. I have both versions installed at the moment.

Also, is there a way to transfer settings such as all my auto correct, etc (although this is less important)

Barbara
 

A:Solved: How can I copy macros from Word 2002 to Word 2007?

Open the document(s) in question and press ALT + F11 to bring up your Visual Basic editor. On the left hand side of the VB editor is your project explorer window. In the project explorer window you will see a folder called "Modules" that you can open to show all the modules attached to the document. These modules is where you VBA code is stored. You can right click each module and selection the option to export to the location of your choice. Once exported you can copy or save them to another machine and then re-import them by openining the VB editor on the other compuer and choosing FILE >> IMPORT.

Regards,
Rollin
 

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I am converting a large website of Microsoft Word files to TeX files and have written several useful Word macros to automate this process. When I converted from Word 2007 to Word 2010, the macros I wrote disappeared (a lot of supplied macros do appear). They don't appear even when I open a doc file where they have already been used in that file under Word 2007. It didn't occur to me to save the macros elsewhere, and apparently installing Word 2010 destroyed them.

Where can I find them?

Thanks

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Hi All,

My office is upgrading from Office XP to Office 2010. We have a dozen different macros written for Office XP. They are all Word documents. Each produces a different form. Some have only about a dozen fields to populate. Others have up to 100 different options.

These macros run great in Word XP but crash when run in 2010 with a variety of VB errors. All our users are running Windows 2007 with the latest service pack.

Is there an easy method to upgrade these macros to 2010 format, without having to learn enough VB programming to recode all of them? I have an MSDN subscription and one idea was to try a gradual upgrade - from Word XP to Word 2003, then Word 2007, then Word 2010 - just alot of testing VMs to set up...

Thank you,

Mike C.
 

A:Convert Word XP Macros to Word 2010

Can you provide some examples of the code that is failing and include some of the error messages you receive? The issue could be as simple as differences in the object libraries that are being used. Without seeing the code it would be hard to tell.
Rollin
 

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Hello.

I was trying to configure Word 2000 to send email, but I can't seem to find the means to configure the bloody thing. I have tried help files, but wasn't much help.

Anybody plz?

Thanks.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2000 aka MS Word 2000 - Sending Email - Need Help Configuring

Word itself does not send (or receive) e-mail messages. You may configure Word to be your e-mail editor, but it still requires an e-mail program (such as MS Outlook) to send messages.

You can send e-mails from within Word by using File, Send To, Mail Recipient (or Mail Recipient as Attachment), but this still uses Outlook to do the sending and receiving.

Gram
 

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Trying to create a macro to trim incoming emails then save them in a linked folder (to Access 2000). First, O2k lets you use Word as your editor for new messages (therefore you can record a macro), but not for incoming emails (no recording). Also notice the difference in the "Find" programs. I've recorded a macro in the new message editor using a copy of an incoming email. Pasted the code to the VBA editor in the incoming editor, but I get an error in the code at "Find" section. The emails have a set format so I'm using Find to locate the trimmed sections. Any suggestions. Thanks in advance.
 

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Hi all;

I am trying to delete all macros from an excel file, but when I open up the Macro window, the delete button isn't highlighted.

A previous post mentions entering the VBA editor, but that is completely blank in my situation.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Cannot delete Excel Macros

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I'm setting up a user with a new machine. Does anyone know where macros are stored on a windows 98 machine with outlook 2000?
 

A:outlook 2000 macros (where are they stored)

zenubio,

The default location should be:
C:\Windows\ Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\VbaProject.OTM
 

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Ok I am working at a company currently working on an ASP web page for internal use.

Some guy in the company decides (since I am the only available "IT" saavy person) to ask me a question about MS Word Macros.

He is creating a form in Word and when a person enters their info (i.e. First Name, Last Name etc.) it will be displayed on the 2nd page without them having to enter it again...

Ok maybe it is because I really REALLY hate word or because I have never used Macros but he went away a disappointed individual (not really) because I didn't have a clue how to help him.

ok I think thats it!
Gerbill
 

A:MS Word Macros - HELP

Not a macro.

On the form field, choose "calculate on exit"

On page 2, Insert-Cross Ref--Bookmark, and pick the bookmark name of the form field.
 

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Can you rename macros in Word 97? Mine are Normal.NewMacros.Macro1, etc. They take up too much room on the toolbar. I would like to change it to something like M1, M2, etc. Thanks.
 

A:Macros in Word 97

They don't even have to show a name. Go here and read ALL of step 2:

http://www.theofficeexperts.com/officevba.htm#WordVBA
 

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Trying to create a template with text form fields but need the fields to be fixed so the ones below don't move down as I add text to the ones above. The only solution I can see is to run a macro on entry to each text form fields to position it. Is there any other solution? If not can anyone help me with the VB code and how to set it up.
 

A:word macros

No code necessary.

Generally, you use the properties of the form field to set the allowable number of characters to enter, right? Won't work for you.

Instead, here's what I do. For each "paragraph" I want to allow, suppose I want to restrict it to 1" high of text. Insert-Table, 1 column, 1 row. Set the height of the row to EXACTLY 1". You'll really want to type some text into it to find out a VERY nice height that will not cut off the bottom of line of text.

Anyway, this won't keep your people from entering extra text. But the won't see it if they just keep typing, and it will not force-break your page or even the 1" barrier....

Hope this helps!
 

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Hello I need help with a word macro...

What i want to do with that :
- Go to a bookmark that refers to a table and the then split that table wherever I have a specific word. Then I want to enumerate those tables with numbers from 1 to 99.

-Go to a bookmark that refers to another table table and the then split that table wherever I have a specific word(it is the same word as above.Then I want to copy the header from the main table and paste as header of all the tables created. Then I want to enumerate those tables with numbers from 100 to 999.

- The last step would be to intercalate the tables I created in step one1 and the ones created in step 2 as follow:

Table 1
Table 101
Table 2
Table 102

and so on...

Any ideas is it too hard ?
 

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Hi im looking for some simple totorials to show to students about how to record and make macros in MS Word if anybody can help it would be greatiliy appreciated
Note: the students are real beginers and have never used macros before

thanks
Ben
 

A:Macros In MS Word

Try this

How to create a simple macro
 

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I'm new at macros and need help. I have a Word document that has form fields for name and address. I would like to create another Word document that uses the name and address on the first form and send it to the next form with a push of a button. Can anyone help me?

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Hello geeks, I'm not if anyone has made a thread about this but if I need help. So, I'm trying to make a one key for saving a document for a specific folder. I want to be able to save a doc that will prompt me to save to the specific day. Example; I'm writing a letter that need to be sent out 2 days from now, I want to save to a folder that will be be the date of. Please advise.

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Dear All

I have been fighting with this macro for some time now and now request your help.

I have 1 single word file with numerous client statements. There is no page break as i have copied them from a txt file which has a digital identifier.

I want to create separate files for each client and the unique identifier after each client statement is "security.".The files have a unique client id which is always at a specific location.

The macro should
1. Search for the unique identifier between two clients
2. Copy all data between the first two identifiers
3. Open a word file and paste the copied data onto that file.
4. Save and Close the file with the file name being the client id. eg 10000022 as in the macro. the next file will have the next client id name.

So if i have 500 clients , i should be having 500 files. each of the files will have data as per the unique identifiers.

I have the following macro and request help pls.

Sub splitfiles()
'
' splitfiles Macro
' Macro recorded 10/2/2009 by ABC
'
Selection.Find.ClearFormatting
With Selection.Find
.Text = "client Id"
.Replacement.Text = "signature.^m"
.Forward = True
.Wrap = wdFindContinue
.Format = False
.MatchCase = False
.MatchWholeWord = False
.MatchWildcards = False
.MatchSoundsLike = False
.MatchAllWordForms = False
End With
Selection.Find.Execute
Selection.MoveRight Unit:=wdCharacter, Count:=2
Selection.MoveRight Unit:=wdCharacter, Count:=8, Extend:=wdExtend
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A:Macros for Word

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in word xp, how can you keep a macro from starting automatically when you start the program (specifically Adobe PDF maker), which i never use, and just clutters by taskbar. Cheers,

Christian K.
 

A:Word Macros

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Hi i'm working with microsoft word and trying to build a macro, unfortunately it keeps giving me an error, this happens when i try to save the file as an xml file without good syntax. This pops up a window which i have to click ok on. is there anyway to click okay on a pop up window in a macro? thanks in advance!

A:word macros

Coming from a programming perspective you would have to grab the window handle of the pop up window and close it that way. Other than that I'm not sure you will be able to surpress the window output or do much of anything else.

Good luck.

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tried to use small business financial manager but says i need to enable macros, i do not know how to do this, there's no options anywhere i could find. Anyone know?

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I've got a data crunch sequence in ACCESS, and a Macro to run it; I have to change ONE parameter, and run it again for a total of 9 times, but I am always changing the parameter to be each item out of the following set, once each:
(IP,NI,SI,PI,KI,UI-KR,MI,HI,UI-MM)

Is there a way to get the Macro to run the sequence starting with the first item in this set, then EXPORT THE RESULTS, then re-run the sequence starting with the next item, and so on until the list is completed?

How would I be able to get the results exported automatically to a spreadsheet, with sheet names corresponding to that same set?

Thanks,
J
 

A:ACCESS 2000? Run Macros with Auto-Parameters?

Here is a sample that should work for you. Be sure to set a reference (from VBE - Tools | References) to the Microsoft Excel X.0 Object Library and to the Microsoft DAO 3.x Object Library.

Change the path to the db in the sample to your own database and path.

This example assumes you are creating a new excel workbook each time, and thus uses the current date as part of the name. Alternately you could prompt the user for a name.

You can also use other data access methods if you prefer.
Code:
Option Compare Database

Sub ExportToXL()
Dim Xl As New Excel.Application
Dim wb As New Excel.Workbook
Dim strSQLQuery As String
Dim arrayCriteria() As Variant
Dim oJet As DAO.Workspace
Dim db As DAO.Database
Dim rs As DAO.Recordset
Dim myDB as String

Set myDB as "c:\wherever\mydb.mdb"

On Error GoTo errhandler

'creat Jet workspace
Set oJet = CreateWorkspace("", "admin", "", dbUseJet)

'open jet db
Set db = oJet.OpenDatabase(myDB)

'Create an Excel Application object
Set Xl = CreateObject("Excel.Application")

'Turn off alerts for Excel to eliminate any user prompts
Xl.DisplayAlerts = False

'Create a new XL workbook
Xl.Workbooks.Add

Set wb = ActiveWorkbook

'populate the array with the Criteria for the query and the sheet names
arrayCriteria = Array("IP", "NI", "SI", "PI", "KI", "UI-KR", "MI", "HI", "UI-MM")
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I am working in a lab and trying to record and run macros. On some machines, I go to TOOLS>>MACROS>>MACROS and I get a pop-up window, everything in fine. But, on some machines, I go through the same steps and the window does not pop up. What should I do?
 

A:Problems with Macros in Word

Try Tools-Macro-Security and make sure it's set to low or medium.

Open any doc and hit Alt-F11 to make sure you can get into the VB Editor. Maybe VBA wasn't installed on those PCs.
 

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Hi

I?m using MS Word 2010
I made a file called normal.file and put in some macros to be used in the ribbon
I?m having problems with some of the code. I tried to use what I use for Excel, but it doesn?t work.

I want to have a ribbon button to save and close:

Sub save ()
yesno = MsgBox(" Save and Close?", vbYesNo)
Select Case yesno
Select Case yesno
Case vbYes
ActiveWorkbook.Save
ActiveWorkbook.Close
Case vbNo
End Select
End Sub

I also want a button to make all of the text that I highlight into a lower case.
In excel, I highlight a cell and use this

Sub lowercase()
Selection.Name = "here"
For Each x In Range("here")
x.Value = LCase(x.Value)
ActiveWorkbook.Names("here").Delete
Next
End Sub

I use this to put in today?s date at the cursor

Sub date ()
ActiveCell.Value = Date
'ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "=today()"
Selection.Value = Selection.Value
End Sub

How would I do it in word ?

Sorry, I can't find any "code brackets:

Mike
 

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Hello Good People of the Forum:

Whenever I attempted to open a Word file I get the attached message. I have no idea what a macro is. Thanks in advance for any help.

Regards
Powell Lucas

A:Macros in Word Documents

Did you create these Word files or did you download them from somewhere or did somebody send them to you?

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Does anyone know where I can find a good tutorial on recording macros in Microsoft Word?
 

A:Macros in Microsoft Word

About.com's Guide to Macro Recording

http://wordprocessing.about.com/od/workingwithmacro1/l/blmacrointro.htm

Best questions on here, are related to direct questions, about a particular problem, the best way to learn about macros is to record them, and work out which bit of code does what, and then learn how to edit it, to do exactly what you want it to do. The best way is to record, google it, edit it, and come on TSG for solutions to problem you come up against.
 

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Hi all,

I'm just emailing to ask you guys a simple question. I understand that Macros are susceptible to infection from viruses, hence I have my virus scanner looking for any file that contains Macros - just so I can keep my eyes open for anything suspicious. I also know that Auto Macros in MS Word XP (AutoOpen, AutoSave) are particularly prone to becoming infected - therefore, it would be great if someone could tell me what file they are contained in, so I know where to look during a virus scan if I am alerted to any problems.

Many thanks,
PCHammer

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Is there a way of saving Word Macros prior to installing Office 2003 (other than the 'Save My Settings Wizard') which I asume saves the macros? How are the macros actually stored?
 

A:Loosing Macros in Word?

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Quick question -

A client of mine currently has a macro setup on their toolbar to automatically do a bin-print, ie brings up a box asking how many letter headed and how many plain prints they want - it then does two print jobs, one from each relevant tray. They have a new printer however, that is completely ignoring this setting and prints two jobs, both from the same tray.

I have no experience with macros, so can someone tell me either how to edit the macro (called normal.binprint.binprint), or create a new one with the right values.

Many thanks,
PS - If you select Macros, Binprint, Step Into, you get the following message "project is unviewable"

Relevant?
 

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I have hundreds macros stored in Normal.Modules 1-6 which I have been using quite satisfactory for years. For some reason some of them have now stopped running and I get "Compile error. Expected: If or Else or Elself or End or Endlf or Const.

I have noticed that the ones that aren't running are not in a module but Normal.NewMacros.

However, none of them will run now.

I have contacted Microsoft and they just keep telling me to copy the New Macros into a Module, but I don't know how to do this.

Also, I can record a new macro in All Documents.Normal.dot, but when I try to run it I get the error message mentioned above.

No-one in our IT understands macros, and I'm not getting anywhere with Microsoft so any help would be gratefully received.

Alison Armitage
[email protected]

A:Macros in Word 2003 won't run

Maybe this will help: Copy a macro - Project - Office.com

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Macros in Word 2010
Are they safe to use?
Thank You,
Gary
 

A:Macros in Word 2010

Hi Gary,
You shouldn't duplicate your posts, one is enough.
When you go to a restaurant, do you trust the cook?
That's how asfe macros are, you know who sent you the file so do you trust him / her?
 

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Macros in Word 2010
Are they safe to use?
Thank You,
Gary
 

A:Macros in Word 2010

Hi Gary,
You shouldn't duplicate your posts, one is enough.
When you go to a restaurant, do you trust the cook?
That's how asfe macros are, you know who sent you the file so do you trust him / her?
 

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I am not sure whether someone out there can help me with this.

We design extensive number of Word templates that we distrubute throughout the department to fill in content. Now in our case this is not straight template such as fax/letter template where you might have control over where/what user will type. With our documents, the content varies widely and it's difficult to know what the user will want or need to input (tables, figures, etc.)

So in other words, they are not simply filling in content..they are creating documents. We just providing them with the required guidelines.

Here is what I want to automate:

We get these lengthy documents that user creates. Our job is to ensure they follow the required guidelines for format and content.

When it comes to formatting:

We spend hours screening through lengthy documents to conduct simple MS Word formatting such as checking whether styles are applied, margins are set, and etc. It has become rather tedious process and time consuming, something folks with our bkg shouldn't be doing.

I am trying to come up with a solution to cut down this formatting task. I am hoping to somehow automate the process to eliminate the manual time required in formatting documents.

I am trying to figure out the best way of going about doing this.

I have thought of two options and I don't know whether they are feasible and which one would be easier or ideal to implement:

1) To have templates with macros so that we don't ... Read more

A:Word Macros and Templates

It depends on what formatting you're going to have to do. It would be easy enough to record a macro that selects the entire contents of a document, formats the fonts, paragraphs, borders, removes any styles (or adds one), sets standard margins and print areas, page orientation, indents etc etc
You could then create a button and stick it on one of your toolbars and formatting would be a one-click deal.

However, you might find that you don't want to be selecting and formatting all of the data as in doing so, you could lose certain specific formatting that you want to keep - e.g. if you format the font of a whole document, the formats of items like sub-titles and bulleted lists can be lost.

Using tools like AutoFormat can be useful (and could be used as part of the macro), but you might be trusting the machine to know what's best and it isn't always what you intended.

Gram
 

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I am fairly new to marcos in Microsoft Word.

I need to write a macro that asks for a starting number and an ending number from the user. The page will then display the first number and print that page and continue incrementing the number and printing out that page until it reaches the ending number. I have the printing function down, but need to display the incrementing numbers on these pages. Here is what I have as of now:

Sub NewMacro()

Dim startNum As String
Dim endnum As String
Dim x As Long
startNum = InputBox("Enter Start Number: ", , 1)
endnum = InputBox("Enter End Number: ", , 1)

For x = startNum To endnum
ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.PrintOut

Next x

End Sub

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

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hi, new member, i use a word document for health and safety report for all my engineering projects. (cdm) the document is standard with changes on certain pages. I have written a macro that takes me to page two. I would like to change the necessary text then automatically be taken to next page and do the same until i print at the end.
can anyone assist or point me in the right direction? many thankd
 

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The company I work for has been getting a Word Macros Virus. I have checked in the normal.dot file to look for macros, but have been unsuccesful. Possibly because I'm not familiar with word enough to find the Macros that are enabled. We are for the most part running Win '98 with some using Win '95. I'm lead to believe its the Concept Macro Virus, by how its attaching itself after a file is being prompted to be saved. Please educate me!
 

A:Word Macros Virus

Boone: get a virus checker on everybody's PC. In the meantime, have everyone close Word and rename their normal.dot file to normal1.dot. If they've got macros in their normal.dot, they can copy them from normal1.dot by going to Tools-macro-macros and using the organizer button. It's pretty straightforward. Go to Tools-Options-General tab and make sure they have "macro virus protection" checked. If your company doesn't really use macros, tell them not to open files that give the warning until YOU have checked them out. Also, on the Save tab under tools-options, select "prompt to save the normal template" because then, when a macro HAS written itself to their normal.dot file, they'll be asked if they want to save the changes to the normal.dot file. Tell them not to! Changing toolbars and default fonts, etc., will also "change" the normal.dot file so make them aware that when they have done these kinds of things, they SHOULD save the changes to normal.dot.

I'll be writing an article for the next TSG newsletter that explains how to get rid of macro viruses in Word (above) and Excel. Look for it within the month--make sure you're a subscriber. I've put some good stuff about Office in the last two issues, print them out and make copies for your users (and yourself).
 

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