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VBA Word 2013 - Can't assigna macro to a key

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I am creating a macro in word and can't assign it to a keyboard shortcut.  Why?  (see the graphic to see everything grayed out.er
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You don't seem to have pressed any keys, Try Alt and/or Ctrl plus a text key.
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Hi, GrahamSkan.  I think you may have misunderstood the OP's question.  I think he is asking about the Categories and Commands being greyed out.  Any ideas on that?
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Thanks Let's Go. You might well be right.

If the problem is independent of the document chosen, see if the fixes in this article help.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/921541
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I DID NOT press the CTRL key.  That's the problem.  I was madly pressing A, b, c, d, etc.  but not the CTRL key.
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Yes, you must start with a key that doesn't input a text character.
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