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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Inserting Information with Smart Tags

Word searches through your document for certain text that it recognizes (names, phone numbers, stock symbols, and so on) and, when it finds that text, attaches a smart tag to it. You use the smart tag to obtain additional information about an item or to perform some type of action. Because smart tags are add-ins, there are many different types available, depending on which ones are installed on your computer.

Use the Tags

  1. Look through your document for text with the purplish-red dotted underline that indicates a smart tag.

  2. Point to the text and wait for the Smart Tag Actions button to appear.

  3. Click the Smart ...

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