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Monday, May 16 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Using Word to Automate and Create Your Own Tools

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Writers seldom get the tools they really need. Flare or Framemaker are indispensable project tools, but ones helping individuals on a daily basis with unique requirements are less common. As a result, writers are sometimes responsible for making their own tools to reduce manual effort. Microsoft Word provides this through automation, which is not programming and requires no coding. This session introduces you to multiple automation types and techniques (including copy and paste, fields, building blocks, macros), how to select which is right for you, and how to start creating custom tools.

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Robert Delwood

Lead API Writer, kCura
Robert Delwood is a programmer, writer, and programmer-writer currently in the Chicago law community but formerly with NASA's Johnson Space Center and Microsoft. With more than 18 years experience, he's written and documented topics from Windows kernel-level device drivers and speech... Read More →

Monday May 16, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm PDT
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