Pogue's Basics: How to create a search-and-replace macro in WordAmong its thousands of features, macros are power-user tools that could benefit a lot of people. You hit Record Macro, you do something ó a search and replace, letís say ó and then you can play back that macro later. Actually, search and replace is a bad example ó Microsoft Word cannot, in fact, record and play back a search/replace.