Creating macros

Macros record a series of actions, such as keystrokes and commands. Once you record a macro, you can play it back to automate routine tasks. For example, with the click of a button, a macro can connect your PC to a host, test the return strings, and then start an application.

There are two ways to create a macro:

To combine the speed of recording macros with the power of written command lines, record the basics, then use the Macro Editor to edit and add to the macro sequence. For details about macro commands, see Macro Commands.