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Macros in Word for Mac
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My coworker recently shared a set of Microsoft Word macros with me; unfortunately I could not run them on my computer because I work with Word for Mac (instead of running Word on a PC). I was hoping someone could either reformat them for a mac or rebuild them.

What the macros do:

I work a lot in LexisNexis. I download news articles from Nexis into Word documents and then determine relevant information from the articles and create "fact paragraphs" that are small snippets of the articles. Each of the news articles from Nexis is formatted in the same way, meaning the first line is always the name of the Newspaper, the second line is the date, the third line is the title of the article.

I need to be able to highlight these three lines, run one macro, and then have the macro create a citation that looks like this:

[Newspaper, 01/01/13]

Then, I need to be able to highlight relevant text from the article, run the second macro, and the macro will insert the phrase "According to (newsp...

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