Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Insert sample or placeholder text, part of Word Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] In this week's Word tip,…I'd like to show you a function…I wish I'd known about long ago,…when I used to create sample documents.…Documents that could be used for demos, for example,…that didn't contain real data or content…but gave the viewer an idea of…what the document would look like.…So we're going to start with a new, blank document.…At any new paragraph, you can add random text…using a command that's built into Word.…Just start with the equal sign.…Type in rand, R-A-N-D, as in random.…
And then an open round bracket and a closing round bracket.…Press enter, and you'll see five paragraphs of random text.…It's text you can actually read and understand,…but it's just random text.…And this is Word giving it to you.…So you can see what the document looks like…with the current settings, using this random text.…All right, let's select everything.…I'm going to use control A, and delete to remove everything.…And if you want to be more specific,…for example, you want random text,…but you only want four paragraphs,…
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Why can't I earn a Certificate of Completion for this course?
A: We publish a new tutorial or tutorials for this course on a regular basis. We are unable to offer a Certificate of Completion because it is an ever-evolving course that is not designed to be completed. Check back often for new movies.
Outlook 2016 Essential Trainingwith Jess Stratton2h 49m Beginner
New This Week
1. Word Tips Weekly
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.