How to Copy a Macro to Another Document in Microsoft Word

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In Brief...

Once you have created the macros you want in a Word document, you can easily copy them to another document using the following steps.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Word: 2010, 2013, and 2016.


  1. From the View tab of the Ribbon, in the Macros group, select Macros.
    Select Macros From View Tab

  2. From the drop-down list, select View Macros.
    Select View Macros

  3. Select Organizer in the dialog box.
    Select Organizer

  4. Use the Organizer to copy macros and then click Close.
    Organizer Box

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