Shared Macros for Macro Express 3 and Pro 4

This page contains sample macros created by other Macro Express users. One way to learn how to write better macros is to examine macros written by others. We encourage you to download these macros, and study and modify them as needed.

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  Macro NameMacro Description
A Million to 1This is a macro that will guess a number between 1 and a …
Activate or Launch Blank (New) Notepad Launch Notepad to generate or switch to a new document window
Age CalculatorCaclulate a person’s age
Alert and RemindDisplay an alert at a scheduled time and periodically display …
Auto Correct Add a shortcut macro that can be used like Word’s Auto Correct …
Auto Shutdown Automatically shutdown your computer at a specified time
Autosave Adds an automatic save feature to WordPad
Calculator A calculator with a “paper tape” feature
Clip ExpressSave up to 15 text items into an extended clipboard
Clipboard HelperSave information in up to 10 “fake” clipboards
Context (right-click) Menu MacrosAdd an entry to the Windows context (right-click) menu to run a macro
Convert Highlighted Text Revised Convert Highlighted Text Revised
Current DateCaptures the current date for reporting
Count Clipboard CharactersCount Clipboard Characters
Date TimeDemonstrates date/time calculation techniques
Date Time Difference Calculator Calculates the difference between two date/times
Define Word Take 5The fifth version of the Define Word macro
Determine the size of a folderDetermine the size of all the files in a folder
Easy LoginSimplify login and password entry
Escape from Help This macro causes Esc to close any help screen
Escape to CloseClose certain Macro Express screens by pressing Esc
Get Free SpaceGet the amount of free space on a drive.
Get Next DayCalculate the date of the next day starting with any day you choose.
Handy MacrosA collection of handy macros
HeartbeatDetect if a macro exits unexpectedly.
Hidden Window ManagerThe ultimate ‘boss’ system
HTML HelpersEnter bold, italic, underline and link HTML tags
HTML Match TagsShow the matched tag structure of a tags in an HTML file
IE Toolbar On/OffControl which toolbars are loaded in Internet Explorer
Lock WorkstationA macro to lock your Windows NT, 2000 or XP workstation
Log and Ln CalculatorAn efficient way of calculating Log base 10 and Ln
Macro TimerTime how long it takes to run another macro
Move The MouseSmoothly moves the mouse from the current position to a target position
SchmooooveSmoothly move the mouse to a new position
Photoshop & Acrobat MacrosA collection of macros for Adobe PhotoShop and Acrobat users
Random Desktop BackgroundChange the desktop background to one of your .jpg images
Reminders MultiA versatile popup reminder system
RGB Color EvaluatorEvaluate a pixel color based off of the color name
Roman NumeralsConvert a decimal number to Roman numerals
Swap Monitors for Current WindowSwap Monitors for Current Window
Text Type ShortkeysInsert keystrokes into the ‘Text Type’ window of the Macro …
Time Code Calculators4 time code calculators useful to audio/video editors
TimersCreate timers for recurring events
Type the TimeType a date/time stamp
Upper/Lower Case Selected TextConvert selected text to upper or lower case
Willy’s HelpersProper Case, Title Widener and Stripmail macros
Sample macros written by Insight Software Solutions
Sample macros for Macro Express 3 and Macro Express Pro 4 written by Insight Software Solutions