Make a macro available to all documents in Word 2016 for Mac

A macro can be added to single document or to a template so that documents made from that template have the macro. By adding a macro to Normal.dotm, the global template, a macro is available to all documents.

  1. Open the document that contains the macro.

  2. Click View > Macros > View Macros.

    Click View Macros to view and edit macros associated with the current document.
  3. Click Organizer.

    Click Organizer to copy, delete, and rename macros.
  4. In the Organizer dialog box, select Normal (global template) in the Macro Project Items available in list, if it is not already selected.

  5. Select the macro you want to add to Normal.dotm, and then click Copy.

    Select a macro in a document, and then click Copy to copy it to a selected template.

See Also

Create or delete a macro in Word 2016 for Mac

Run a macro in Word 2016 for Mac

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