Simplify repetitive tasks by creating a macro to perform a series of commands without doing each step individually. This Video On Demand teaches a real time-saving process to Microsoft Word 2010 users. Viewers learn how to activate the Developer tab, use the Macros Organizer and apply existing macros. The video teaches viewers how to create a macro, apply naming conventions and assign and store macros. Potential uses for macros are discussed. The dangers of running macros from unknown sources and applying macro security settings are explained.

Macros can save users time by allowing them to perform a complex series of tasks with a few keystrokes or mouse clicks. This underutilized Word function can help increase productivity and decrease errors.