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How to enable macros permanently?
Thread poster: baerbel

baerbel
Local time: 14:51
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May 18, 2004

Hi,
I just updated from MS Office 2000 Pro to MS Office XP. And all my macros for Word were gone.
Then I found them - trados 5 and Duden Korrektor - and they are in the MS start-up folder.
But when I open Word, now always a dialogue box appears with "enable macros", which I do and all works fine until the next time I open word and the dialogue box appears again. I can´t get them on automation. Any idea how I can do that ?


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Per Riise  Identity Verified
Norway
Local time: 22:51
Member (2003)
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Macros May 19, 2004

Go to Tools>Macro>Security and set the levele to low. This means that macros that contain virus will have free access to your computer, but the computer will stop asking if you want to enable macros.

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Ivan Eikås Skjøstad  Identity Verified
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Medium and virus scanner May 19, 2004

Most antivirus programmes will protect you when you use MS Word, and you can also set Word's security setting for macros to "Medium", meaning that MS Word will warn you when using potentially unsafe macros. (Macros such as the add in for Trados is not considered a unsafe macro in this respect)

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