Word macro

Word macro

A script that is executed within a Microsoft Word document that adds some automatic function for the user. Macros can be created with the Word macro recorder, which stores repetitive keystrokes, or a small program can be written in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). The macro is executed when the document is opened. See Word macro virus and VBA.
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Clarity also comes in a Word macro version which can check unlimited content inside Word documents.
It's hard to know how a 5-line Microsoft Word macro will work in real life, let alone a 2,000-page law.
Since I prefer to automate that sort of proofreading, I developed an MS Word macro which searches for those words, tallies them, announces to me how many offenses it found, then positions me at the first one so I can begin the correction process.
Stiefel's class," the most likely answer would point to the Microsoft Word macro virus that wreaked havoc around the world in March 1999.
"Word Macro Virus to Cost Companies Billions of Dollars -- E-mail Spreads the Threat." Info Week.
When someone receives the RTF file, it will read into Word as though it was a standard DOC file , but without the Word macro viruses.
Melissa is a Word macro virus, so all you have to do with this one is make sure that your macro checker in Word 97 is turned on.
Sometime in the afternoon of March 26, 1999, word began to spread that a Microsoft Word macro virus was propagating via E-mail attachments.
The good news is that Concept causes no damage (though some less common Word macro viruses do).
In addition, the word MACRO may appear in the top right corner in place of the READY indicator.