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How do you assign a keyboard shortcut to an already existing macro in word 2010?
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1.Click the Microsoft Office Button , and then click Word Options.
2.Click Customize.
3.Next to Keyboard shortcuts, click Customize.
4.In the Categories list, click Macros.
5.In the Macros list, click the macro that you want to change.
6.In the Press new shortcut key box, type the key combination that you want to choose.
7.Check the Current keys box to make sure that you aren't assigning a key combination that you already use to perform a different task.
8.In the Save changes in list, click the option that matches where you want to run your macro.
 Important   To make your macro available in all documents, be sure to click Normal.dotm.

9.Click Close.
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Also an answer here too by GrahamSkan:
https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28157568/Word-2010-Assigning-a-keyboard-shortcut-to-an-existing-macro.html

Word Options> Customize>Keyboard Shortcuts.
 Select 'Macros' in the top LH box
 Select your macro in the top RH box.
 Press your key combination and then 'Assign'
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