Word 2011 for Mac provides users with the option to record macro similar to the option available in MSOffice for Windows. Let us say you want to always insert date and time for a new document and make it right aligned. Since this will be repeated for all the new documents, you can record a macro to repeat these steps instead of manually doing these steps.
Record Macro in Word 2011 for Mac
Step 1: Make sure to close the existing document in Word 2011
Step 2: Click Tools menu and select Macro then navigate to Record New Macro submenu.
Step 3: In the Record Macro, provide name and description for the macro. Click OK button to start recording the macro.
Step 4: Click File menu and select New Blank Document from the list.
Step 5: Click Insert menu and select Date and Time from menu list.
Step 6: Select preferred date and time format in Date and Time screen. Click OK button to insert the date and time.
Step 7: Then right align the Date and Time using Align Text Right option
Step 8: Then press enter key and change the alignment back to Left align.
Step 9: Now stop the Macro by clicking Tools menu -> Macro -> Stop Recording Macro.
Step 10: Now to run the Macro, click again Tools menu and select Macros this time.
Step 11: Select InsertDateAndTime and click Run button. This should create a blank document and insert date and time and keep the text right aligned.