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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office XP by Woody Leonhard, Ed Bott

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Customizing the Word Interface

Many components of the Word interface—menus, toolbars, keyboard shortcuts, and the like—work precisely the same way as the other Office applications.

→ For the Office-wide overview, see Chapter 2, "Customizing the Office Interface".

In this section, you learn how to take control of features that are specific to Word.

Much of the rest of the way that Word works can be customized, as well. If you find that a specific "feature" in Word gets in your way, more often than not there's a simple check box that will disable the feature—or enable an alternative that might work better for you.

Word's customizing settings fall into two main groups: Options settings and AutoCorrect settings. You'll find both menu choices on the ...

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