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In this course, author Alicia Katz Pollock shares the keyboard shortcuts, workflows, and commands that can transform the casual Word 2010 user into a pro. This course covers helpful and lesser-known techniques for making document navigation, content creation, formatting, layout, working with data, graphics integration, and publishing easier. Alicia also includes her favorite top 10 formatting tips in Word, from clearing existing formatting to inserting lines and creating abbreviations with AutoCorrect.
Sometimes I need several pages of text, so that I can test a technique, give a demonstration, or create a placeholder for future content. This obscure little trick will allow you. I am starting with a blank document and I am going to a type in something that looks like an Excel formula. I'll start with an Equal (=) sign and I'll type rand, which stands for random. Then I'll do an open parenthesis ((). Now the first number is the number of paragraphs that you want, and then you put a Comma (,), and then type in the number of sentences that you want in each paragraph. Then I'll end my parentheses and hit Enter and instantly I have 10 paragraphs of three sentences each.
The boilerplate text talks about galleries and styles and themes but making use of this cool little shortcut will save you a ton of time in generating random content on the fly.
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