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A macro in computer science is a rule or pattern that specifies how a certain input sequence (often a sequence of characters) should be mapped to a replacement output sequence (also often a sequence of characters) according to a defined procedure. Do not use this tag for questions regarding Microsoft's Visual Basic for Applications. VBA evolved from an early macro language, but is not a macro language itself.

# Macros

## Summary

A macro in computer science is a rule or pattern that specifies how a certain input sequence (often a sequence of characters) should be mapped to a replacement output sequence (also often a sequence of characters) according to a defined procedure.

Do not use this tag for questions regarding Microsoft's Visual Basic for Applications. evolved from an early macro language, but is not a macro language.