Customizing WordPerfect macros

You can assign macros to keystrokes, menus, toolbars, and the property bar.

WordPerfect allows you to edit the name and QuickTips of a button, edit button images, and change the macro triggered by a button.


To assign a macro to a keystroke

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Click Tools WordPerfect Office onestep Customizing WordPerfect macros Settings.
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Click Customize.
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In the Customize settings dialog box, click the Keyboards tab.
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Choose a keyboard from the Available keyboards list, and click Edit.
If you want to create a keyboard with the same initial settings as an existing keyboard, choose a keyboard, click Create, and type a name in the New keyboard name box.
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In the Choose a shortcut key list, choose a key to which you want to assign the template macro.
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Click the Macros tab.
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Click one of the following:
Assign macro to key
Assign template macro to key
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In the Select macro dialog box, type the filename and path in the Filename box.
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Click Select.

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If you save a macro file without its full path, WordPerfect searches for the macro in the default folder, as specified on the Document page of the File settings dialog box. To open the File settings dialog box, click Tools WordPerfect Office onestep Customizing WordPerfect macros Settings, and click Files.

To assign a macro to a menu

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Click Tools WordPerfect Office onestep Customizing WordPerfect macros Settings.
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Click Customize.
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In the Customize settings dialog box, click the Menus tab.
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Choose a menu from the Available menus list.
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Click Edit.
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Click the Macros tab.
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Click Add macro.
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In the Select macro dialog box, click a macro.
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Click Select.

You can also
Place the macro in a menu
Drag the new macro item over the menu. The blue line represents the macro.
Create a menu with the same initial settings as an existing menu
Click the Menus tab, and choose a menu from the Available menus list. Click Create, and type a name for the new menu in the New menu bar name box.


To assign a macro to a toolbar button

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Click Tools WordPerfect Office onestep Customizing WordPerfect macros Settings.
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Click Customize.
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Choose a toolbar from the Available toolbars list box.
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Click Edit.
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Click the Macros tab.
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Click Add macro.
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Type the macro path and filename in the Filename box.
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Click Select.

To edit the name and QuickTips of a button

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Right-click a button, and click Edit.
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Right-click the button you want to edit, and click Customize.
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Type text in any of the following boxes:
Button text — edits the text of the button
QuickTip — edits the QuickTips text of the button

WordPerfect Office note Customizing WordPerfect macros

 
If you save a macro file without its full path, WordPerfect searches for the macro in the default folder, as specified on the Document page of the Files settings dialog box.

To edit the image on a macro button

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Right-click a button, and click Edit.
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In the Toolbar editor dialog box, click the Macros tab.
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With the Toolbar editor dialog box open, right-click the button on the toolbar, and click Customize.
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In the Customize button dialog box, click Edit.
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Make changes in any of the following areas:
Colors — lets you change the color of the button
Drawing mode — lets you choose between changing the image a single pixel at a time or filling the whole area
Zoomed image — lets you re-create the image

To assign a macro to the property bar

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Click Tools WordPerfect Office onestep Customizing WordPerfect macros Settings, and click Customize.
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Click the Property bars tab.
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Choose a property bar from the Available property bars box.
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Click Edit.
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Click the Macros tab.
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Click Add macro.
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Type the macro filename and path in the Filename box.
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Click Select.
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Drag the button that represents the macro to the property bar.

Customizing WordPerfect macros