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Rename an AutoText Entry in MS Word

There may come a time when you would like to rename an AutoText entry for one reason or another, but how to do this? Well, there are a couple of ways to do this. Follow the steps below to learn how: Insert the AutoText entry in a document. Select ... the information that you inserted. Create a new AutoText entry using the new name. Delete the old AuoText entry. As I said, there are a couple of ways to do this and it only applies to a version of MS Word prior to version 2007. You can follow the steps below for that method: Start the Organizer. Make sure the AutoText tab is selected. Use the drop- ... (view more)

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Understanding AutoCorrect, AutoText and AutoComplete: MS Word

It's very easy to confuse the three powerful "Autos" in Word. It is very helpful to be able to distinguish between these three distinct features. When you find yourself inserting the same text over and over again, you can create an AutoText entry. ... When you begin to type, Word suggests the completion. You can press Enter or F to accept the suggestion or just ignore it. Similar to AutoCorrect, where you can type an abbreviation which Word automatically expands, AutoText allows you to control whether the abbreviation expands. AutoText is one of Word's most powerful timesavers. AutoText entries ... (view more)

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Insert Sequence Fields: MS Word

Here's a tip for all the legal secretaries and paralegals out there. Question: how many times has the attorney told you to prepare Interrogatories or Answers to Interrogatories? It takes a lot of time to type in the same word with a different number ... after it for each and every Interrogatory or Answer, doesn't it? Not any longer! Below are steps you can use to speed up this process and also give you an idea of how sequence fields work. Once you've mastered how to do this, I'm sure you'll find lots of different ways to use sequence fields in MS Word! Type Interrogatory and press the Spacebar. ... (view more)

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