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Tricks of the Microsoft® Office Gurus by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 1. Building Dynamic Documents in Word

Most Word documents are relatively static affairs, with only your additions, edits, formats, and deletions providing anything resembling dynamism. That’s fine because most memos, letters, articles, and proposals exist as is and don’t require dynamic elements.

Not that Word is without dynamic features, even if all you’re doing is typing all day. For example, Word’s AutoCorrect feature fixes spelling blunders on-the-fly, and AutoText enables you to enter long chunks of text by typing just a few characters. Smart tags appear after certain operations, ...

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