Using Macros - Exercise

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Using Macros - Exercise

Recording a Macro

Duration: 10 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will record a macro.

  1. Open a blank Word document.
  2. Create a macro called "MyMacro" that is inserting a 5x10 table, using the keyboard shortcut Alt+M.


  1. With a blank Word document open, select the VIEW tab and select Macros.
  2. From the drop-down list, select Record Macro.
  3. In the Record Macro dialog box, enter the name "MyMacro" in the Macro name text box and click Keyboard. Record Macro Dialog Box
  4. In the Customize Keyboard dialog box, press Alt and M. Click Assign and click Close. Customize Keyboard Dialog Box
  5. Now the macro is being recorded: select the INSERT tab and using the Table group, insert a table that is 5x8. Table Group
  6. When you are done, select the Macros command again and select Stop Recording. Macros Stop Recording