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From Dale Erwin <>
Subject Re: Macros are a pain to use
Date Mon, 16 Jul 2012 20:38:09 GMT
On 7/16/2012 2:25 PM, Mike Scott wrote:
> On 16/07/12 20:11, Dale Erwin wrote:
>> I wanted to speed up my editing of a Writer document, so I recorded a
>> macro of about 10 keystrokes that must be done at the end of each
>> paragraph and before starting the next paragraph in a document in
>> Writer.  The problem is that it takes 5 mouse clicks to run the macro.
>> Is there any reason why the dialog box with my macro in it couldn't be
>> left open until explicitly closed?
>> This is probably not the place to make such a request, but if the
>> possibility already exists someone here should be able to tell me how to
>> do it.
>> Thanks.
> You could assign the macro to a key, which might be quicker, and not
> need an extra window open. Record your macro and save it, then
> Tools|Customize|keyboard to associate your saved macro with a suitable
> keystroke; I admit it's not very clear, but does seem to work.

It took me quite a while to figure out how to make the assignment, but I 
finally did it, and it's working great.  Thank you very much.

Dale Erwin
Lurigancho, Lima 15 PERU

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