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macro

(mak′rō)
A set of instructions that invokes the computer to run a command or an action, e.g., pressing “Ctrl” + “i” to add italics to selected text.

macro,

pref a prefix meaning excessively large or big.
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To record the macro for the Calculate Commission button, turn on the macro recorder and under Macro name:, type goto_comm and hit OK.
The macro recorder also recorded 46 additional lines of code that note every setting in the four-tab Page Setup dialog.
All that's required to start programming is to turn on the built-in VBA Macro Recorder.
Furthermore, SuperCalc's macro language is complemented by a macro recorder and a macro library spreadsheet.
Automation - save time by developing sophisticated routines in seconds with SigmaPlot's new, built-in macro language, or create macros by point and click with the easy-to-use macro recorder.
Small device support to view, edit and exchange StarOffice documents with PDAs Ease of Use -- Modular workspace for more control and flexibility -- Keyboard/mouse macro recorder for customized functions New Enterprise Functionality -- StarOffice Software Developers Kit (SDK) for custom integration into third-party and enterprise applications -- Configuration Manager for central configuration of remote users and services Sun Ray Offerings
Furthermore, SigmaPlot's automation of repetitive tasks utilizes an easy-to-use macro recorder and enables users to completely avoid the time-consuming programming skills needed with other packages.
seconds with SigmaPlot's new, built-in macro language or create macros by point and click with the easy to use macro recorder.
MouseAssist's built-in macro recorder lets users easily train MouseAssist to carry out complex action sequences with a single command.
Visual Basic for Applications(r)-compatible macro recorder, which lets users easily customize the schematic editor and reduces multi-step tasks to a single command.
Using MouseAssist's built-in macro recorder, users can easily train the program to carry out sophisticated action sequences with a single command.