Macros in powerpoint are used to automate certain tasks like formatting, charts etc. To automate a task using macros
first it has to be recorded. The menu bar option 'Tools -> Macro -> Record New Macro' Create Macro in Microsoft Powerpoint 2002
In the above example, a new macros is created
for font color.
Recording is initiated using the 'Tools -> Macro -> Record New Macro' option.
Macro name is provided as 'Macro1' that is stored in 'Presentation2'.
A text is typed in and the font color is changed, the recording is stopped in a small window that appears on top.
Creating can also be stopped using the 'Tools' menu.