The macro function is one of the most powerful functions of Microsoft Word. Creating a macro allows you to perform many different functions with the touch of a button. This can save users a lot of time and make the program a lot more efficient. For instance, you can create a macro that automatically translates words into Spanish.
Open Microsoft Word and create a new document. Type your document and save it to your hard drive or network shared drive.
Click the "Tools" menu and choose "Macro" from the menu. Choose "Record New Macro" and type a name for your macro.
Click the "Keyboard" option to assign a shortcut key to your macro. This will allow you to invoke the macro through the keyboard. Type the key you want to use to invoke the macro.
Click "Assign" and then "Close" to assign the shortcut key. Highlight the text you want to change to Spanish and click on the "Tools" menu.
Choose "Language" from the menu and select "Translate." Select "English" and "Spanish." Press the "Stop Recording" button on the screen to stop recording the macro.
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