Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Using the Organizer to Manage Macros.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated October 17, 2017)
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.
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