Chapter . Typing and Editing

Some details of what happens when you’re simply typing and editing in a document have changed in Word 2004. This section discusses those changes, some of which could affect your Word work habits. The section concentrates on a new kind of interface item, smart buttons. These buttons now appear in connection with several Word features, such as AutoCorrect, pasting, and bulleted and numbered lists.

AutoCorrect Smart Buttons

Before I talk about AutoCorrect smart buttons, here’s a quick reminder of what AutoCorrect is. Nothing in this next paragraph is new in Word 2004 (though Word 2004 does do some new kinds of autocorrection).

AutoCorrect, together with its close cousin AutoFormat As You Type, changes the details of your ...

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