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How to Setup Keyboard Shortcuts for Macros

If you are using a macro frequently, you may want to have a keyboard shortcut for it to access it faster. You can use the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) to get keyboard shortcuts for your macros. All the buttons in the QAT get an automatic keyboard shortcut in the form of Alt + n where n is the button number. So the fifth button in the QAT has Alt + 5 as its shortcut:

Shortcuts in Quick Access Toolbar

To add macros to QAT, you need to first move the macros to their separate tab by clicking on Settings > Show in a Separate Tab:

Settings > Show in a Separate Tab

When you do that ribbon will switch to Macros tab and you will have all the macros there. You can now right click and add them to QAT:

Add to Quick Access Toolbar

If you just added a new macro, they may show up under All Other Macros and you may have to restart OneNote once before you can add them to QAT.

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