Traditionally, a macro is a relatively small piece of code that an application can execute to perform some simple task. For example, you could write a macro to build a definition list. The code could give each paragraph a hanging indentation (the lines after the first are indented) and make the words in each paragraph that appear before the first em dash bold. The result might look like this:
  • Macros—This chapter explains fundamental concepts you should understand to program the Office XP applications.

  • Customizing Office—This chapter explains different ways you can run a macro or make it easily available to others who need to use your code.

  • Automatic Customization—This chapter explains how to make documents that install and remove their own customizations.

  • Office Programming the Easy Way: OLE—This chapter explains how you can use OLE to avoid some possibly onerous programming chores.


Event Handler Word Document Security Setting Power Point Presentation Office Application 
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