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Normal.dotm Won't Adopt Macros & Code is Seen as Full of Bugs

MS's online help section for changing the template is worthless:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word/HA100307561033.aspx

And this MS forum requires a lengthy process to enter anything:
http://tinyurl.com/6pzd3c

This google group for MS word might eventually be use:
http://tinyurl.com/5agok2


Here is my error encounter related to the normal.dot template:

My employer created macros over the years that were working fine in his HP laptop newly installed with Vista and Office 2007.

One day they no longer worked.

Word 2007 refuses to allow me to replace the normal.dotm file with the file that has all the macros.

I have tried to paste the code into the normal.dotm file which works. But when I go to run the macro, bugs are detected and the macro will not run.






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  • Will Doak Nov 17, 2008

    I (my wife, actually) has added a macro to a Word document based on my normal.dotx template. When I open a new document, the macro is available. I tried saving such a .docx document as normal.dotm, and Word says it can't do that. The error message says that either two instances of Word are running (not so) or that some other user is editing the document (also not so).

    My goal is to be able to pass this macro along to my coworkers. Can you tell me how to do that?

    Thanks,

    Will


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