When the Program Starts


Running a macro At Startup instructs Macro Express to immediately execute the macro when Macro Express first starts up. If Macro Express is placed in the Start Up folder, the macro plays back as soon as Windows starts and loads Macro Express.




Macro Express Explorer > Macro > Add Macro - Or click on New Macro Icon




Select the preferred schedule option.


Every Time this Event Occurs

This option plays back the scheduled macro every time Macro Express is started.


Only the First Time this Occurs for the Day

This option plays back the scheduled macro the first time Macro Express is started for the day. If the program is restarted, the macro does not play back.






Select a date and time range for the macro to play back from the three options available in the drop down list. These range options are described below.


Run the Macro Within this Date Range

Select a range of dates during which the macro may run. The macro plays back during the hours of the day and for the duration of the days selected. Select the Start Date when the macro is to first start running. Then select the End Date when the macro ceases to run.


Run Between These Times Each Day

Select a start and an end time for the macro to run.


Run the Macro Between the Dates and Time 

Select a starting date and time. Then select an ending date and time. The macro is available to run anytime between the dates and times specified.


Run the Macro Indefinitely

Run the Macro Indefinitely does not stop the macro on a specific date. It continues to run at the appointed time until the schedule is canceled or the macro is disabled or deleted.


Start Calculating the Next Run Time At

Select the date and time to start calculating the next run of the macro.


Run the Macro Between These Hours of the Day

Optionally choose to have the macro only available to run during certain hours of the day. Insert the start and end times.


Run the Macro on These Days of the Week

Select which days of the week to run the macro. For example, remove the check marks from Saturday and Sunday if the macro is not needed on weekends.