Insert text from a file Word Shortcuts


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Inserting text from a file

When you have an entire Word document that you'd like to insert into a new document, most people's instinct is to open and select everything and perform a copy/paste. Instead, follow these steps. Start by clicking where you want the content to go, then go up to the Insert tab and on the far right of the image is a button for Object. Use the dropdown arrow and select, Text from File. Navigate to the file that you need. I'll go to my Exercise Files and then double-click on Chapter 11.

We want to insert the titlepage, so I'll double-click on it. My entire file has now been inserted into the document. To keep this content back on the next page, I'll press Ctrl+Enter to insert a manual page break. Look how fast that was. As you can see, you can include contents from one file inside another with a minimum of steps by inserting the entire file at once, instead of opening it, selecting the contents, copying it, switching documents, locating your cursor, pasting, a...

Inserting text from a file
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Inserting text from a file provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Word 2010 Power Shortcuts

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