There's three things that Google Docs needs.
- The ability to create user-defined styles. I want character styles for UI elements so that if I have 100 references to a check box, I can create a character style (which I already have in my MS Word file) and control all 100 instances of that style with a single change to the document's template.
- Building off of the previous item, I want a template. I want to control what styles are available and I want to have consistency across all of the Google Docs.
- I want a better understanding of how to transfer (convert?) the MS Word macros I have into a format that is usable in Google Docs. This has more to do with me learning than it does with Google Docs as a product.
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