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: Removing a Macro from a Shortcut Key.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated March 1, 2014)
You can customize Word quite a bit, just by assigning your various macros to different shortcut key combinations. Press the shortcut key, and viola—the macro is executed post haste.
At some point, however, you may want to remove the association between the shortcut key and the macro. In order to do this, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Customize Keyboard dialog box.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (1490) 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: Removing a Macro from a Shortcut Key.
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