Using Text Entry Shortcuts

Word provides several quick and easy ways to enter frequently used text in a document, including the following:

  • AutoCorrect corrects commonly misspelled words so that you don’t have to correct them yourself. You can also use this feature to insert text when you type an abbreviation.

  • AutoText is similar to AutoCorrect but works only when you want it to, rather than automatically.

  • Date and time fields supply the date and time from your computer’s internal calendar and clock, so you don’t have to look them up.

Have you noticed that Word automatically corrects some misspellings as you type them? For example, if you type teh, Word changes it to the as soon as you press . This is a feature of AutoCorrect. Besides relying on it ...

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