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Advanced macros workshop with Kevin O'Brien

Saturday 1 August 2020

Do you have basic familiarity with running macros in Microsoft Word but suspect you are not getting the most out of them? If so, this workshop will help you to bring your skills to the next level. You'll learn more about one of Word's most powerful features which, when used to its full potential, can help you to edit more efficiently.

This workshop is organised by Editors Victoria but open to all.

Date: Saturday 1 August 2020
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 pm AEST (i.e., also Qld time)
Local start times
NZ: 4:00 pm NZST
SA/NT: 3:30 pm ACST
WA: 2:00 pm AWST
Venue: Online via Zoom meetings; all registrants will receive the Zoom meeting link closer to the day of the event.

Cost: IPEd and affiliate members AUD 70, non-members AUD 100 (including GST – those exempt from GST will not be charged this amount)

Bookings close: COB, Tuesday 28 July 2020.



Kevin O'Brien is an on-screen editor and Microsoft Word expert with nearly 20 years of professional experience, at companies including LexisNexis (London), Mainstream Publishing (Edinburgh) and Penguin Random House (Sydney). He is currently managing editor at Scribe Publications in Melbourne and teaches Word skills for a range of organisations, including IPEd, the University of Sydney, UTS, and individual publishing houses.

This course includes writing, annotating, developing and debugging macros in the Visual Basic Editor (including programming concepts such as for ... next loops, arrays and functions) and how to find solutions to your macro problems online. As well as a two-hour intensive of practical training in macros on your PC or Mac, you'll receive:
– a detailed handout containing screenshots tailored to your version of Word
– a macros template for your future use.

Prerequisite: a computer running a fully functioning version of Word other than MacWord 2008, which does not allow macros.

This event WILL NOT be recorded.


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