Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Word 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Word, click here: Using the Organizer to Manage Macros.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 10, 2014)
When you create macros in Word, they are stored in modules, which are, in turn, stored with either a document or a template.
You can use the Organizer to rename, delete, or copy macros and modules from one document or template to another. You can use the Organizer to work with complete modules, not individual macros.
To use the Organizer to manage your modules, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Macro Project Items tab of the Organizer.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (1353) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Word (Word 2007 and later) here: Using the Organizer to Manage Macros.
Create Custom Apps with VBA! Discover how to extend the capabilities of Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access) with VBA programming, using it for writing macros, automating Office applications, and creating custom applications. Check out Mastering VBA for Office 2013 today!
Got an audio file you want to insert in your document? It's easy to do when you use the Object dialog box, as described in ...Discover More
Word can perform several different types of mail merge operations, and the type you choose can affect how you are able to use ...Discover More
When you are using Word, it normally saves temporary AutoRecover files that reflect the latest state of your document. If you ...Discover More
FREE SERVICE: Get tips like this every week in WordTips, a free productivity newsletter. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."
Got a version of Word that uses the menu interface (Word 97, Word 2000, Word 2002, or Word 2003)? This site is for you! If you use a later version of Word, visit our WordTips site focusing on the ribbon interface.