How do I enable macros?

If you’re getting an error message that looks like this, you need to enable your macros.

macroerror

Follow these steps to enable your macros. Do this only for documents that you trust!

First, check to see if you are getting this warning at the top of your screen.

macro warning message

If you are, simply click “Enable Content”, and the template should work properly. If you aren’t getting the yellow security warning, follow the next steps.

optionsClick “File” on the menu up top. Then click “Options”.

Next, click on “Trust Center” in the side bar, and then “Trust Center Settings” off to the right (see image below).

trust center popup

Finally, click on “Macro Settings” in the side bar, and then select the second option “Disable all macros with notification” (see image below).

macrosettings

When you reopen the file, you should see this warning at the top of your screen.

macro warning message

Simply click “Enable Content”, and the template should work properly.

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