Supercharge your PowerPoint productivity with
Supercharge your PPT Productivity with PPTools - Click here to learn more.

PPTools

Image Export converts PowerPoint slides to high-quality images.

PPT2HTML exports HTML even from PowerPoint 2010 and 2013, gives you full control of PowerPoint HTML output, helps meet Section 508 accessibility requirements

Merge Excel data into PowerPoint presentations to create certificates, awards presentations, personalized presentations and more

Resize your presentations quickly and without distortion

Language Selector switches the text in your presentation from one language to another

FixLinks prevents broken links when you distribute PowerPoint presentations

Shape Styles brings styles to PowerPoint. Apply complex formatting with a single click.

Prep4PDF preserves interactivity in PowerPoint presentations when you convert to PDF

Macro recorder toolbar disappears

Problem

You're recording a macro and accidentally click the macro recorder toolbar's close button (the X at the upper right of the toolbar) rather than the square Stop button. The toolbar disappears and you can't get it to come back.

Solution

Are you doomed to continue recording everything you do in PowerPoint from now on? To create The Macro That Ate Cincinnati?

No. Here's how you fix it:

Problem

You upgraded to Office 2007 and can't find the macro recorder at all.

Solution

There is no solution, other than using an earlier version of Office. There's no longer a macro recorder in Office 2007.

There were no resources allocated to updating the recorder for 2007, so MS had to choose between shipping a woefully out of date, incomplete version or omitting it. They chose to omit it.


Did this solve your problem? If so, please consider supporting the PPT FAQ with a small PayPal donation.
Page copy protected against web site content infringement by Copyscape Contents © 1995 - 2015 Stephen Rindsberg, Rindsberg Photography, Inc. and members of the MS PowerPoint MVP team. You may link to this page but any form of unauthorized reproduction of this page's contents is expressly forbidden.
Español    Deutsch    Français    Português    Italiano    Nederlands    Greek    Japanese    Korean    Chinese

Supercharge your PPT Productivity with PPTools

content authoring & site maintenance by
Friday, the automatic faq maker (logo)
Friday - The Automatic FAQ Maker

Macro recorder toolbar disappears
http://www.pptfaq.com/FAQ00821_Macro_recorder_toolbar_disappears.htm
Last update 07 June, 2011
Created: