Using AutoText and AutoComplete


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Using AutoText and AutoComplete

Word's AutoText feature makes it possible to quickly insert predefined snippets of text using a menu command or Word's AutoComplete feature. I will show you some examples and then we'll see how to configure this feature. The most basic way to insert an AutoText entry is to choose it from one of the AutoText sub-menus. So come on to the Insert menu, come on down to AutoText and then choose something from one of these menus. There is a whole bunch of different options in here and what you would do is you would pick the one you want and insert it in your document.

Now that's not very exciting or very quick. After all I could have typed that faster than the time it took to use my mouse. That's where AutoComplete comes in. As you start typing one of these things, a yellow AutoComplete tip appears. If you want the word or phrase that's in the tip, just press Return when it appears and it gets typed for you. AutoComplete only appears when you type in at least 4 characters....

Using AutoText and AutoComplete
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Using AutoText and AutoComplete provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Maria Langer as part of the Word for Mac 2011 Essential Training

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Business
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Word for Mac
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