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  • Create a button for Word Quick Access bar containing several macros

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    Home Forums AskWoody support Microsoft Office by version Office 2016 for PC Create a button for Word Quick Access bar containing several macros

    This topic contains 5 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  Kirsty 1 month, 2 weeks ago.

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    • #2014476 Reply

      CWBillow
      AskWoody Plus

      I did this once before, but cannot remember how.

      I have five macros that I want to group together and have available via a quick access toolbar button.

      I see how to add a single macro the the toolbar, but cannot figure adding a custom group (I guess it is) and then assigning that group to a button on the toolbar.

      How?

      Chuck Billow

    • #2014491 Reply

      Kirsty
      Da Boss

      You probably need to start looking at right-clicking over your toolbar area, selecting Customize the Quick Access Toolbar.

      Then select ALL COMMANDS for the Choose Commands From dropdown list. You can then Add Macros, or grouping etc from there, so you should be able to make some progress from there, hopefully.

    • #2014492 Reply

      CWBillow
      AskWoody Plus

      I can get to the place where I can add individual macros, but I cannot figure how to put a button on the toolbar so that clicking it brings up a “submenu” containing specific macros that I selected for the button.

      Chuck Billow

      • #2014505 Reply

        Kirsty
        Da Boss

        Creating a group command in the Ribbon isn’t difficult, but I’m not able to replicate the process in the Quick Access Toolbar, sorry.

        By adding the Macro shortcut to your Quick Access Toolbar, you gain quick access to the selection of macros recorded. Alternatively, how about customizing your Ribbon instead, and grouping them there?

        To do that, right click over the Ribbon, click Customize Ribbon, select New Tab below the right panel; then from the left panel, choose Macros from the Commands dropdown list. Select the macros to Add, in the order you want them. To change the name of the tab/group, right-click on the new tab or group, then Rename.

    • #2014702 Reply

      CWBillow
      AskWoody Plus

      I’ll give that a shot.

       

      Thanks,

      Chuck Billow

      • #2014859 Reply

        Kirsty
        Da Boss

        Once you have added a new group into your Ribbon, you are then able to add that to your Quick Access Toolbar 🙂

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