Harnessing the Power of Word Macros (May 14)

Professional Editors Network
April 28, 2019

When: Tues., May 14, 2019, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Highland Park Library, 1974 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116

Macros are scripts that automate repetitive computer tasks. Using them can save editors and proofreaders untold hours of hassle while increasing productivity. So why don't more wordsmiths use them? Too often it boils down to one thing: intimidation.

Anitra Budd, a well-known writer and editor and popular presenter to PEN, returns to demystify macros in a fun, friendly manner. You’ll learn exactly what macros are, where to find them online, ways to integrate them into your work, and tips for troubleshooting when they go awry. You'll also learn how to begin recording your own macros.