Tip: Use AutoCorrect to Help Speed Up Your Typing!
The AutoCorrect feature allows you to set up typing shortcuts, so you only need to type in part of the word or a special code such as xyz and Word fills in the rest. For example, if I need to type Employee Retention Survey (referencing a project throughout your document), you can just type ers; then press the SPACEBAR, presto, Word does the rest.
To Use AutoCorrect Follow the Tip Below:
- On the Tools menu, click AutoCorrect. Select the Replace text as you type check box.
- In the Replace box, type an abbreviation you will remember—for example, ers.
- In the With box, type the complete spelling of the word—for example, Employee Retention Survey.
- Click Add.
Repeat steps 2 and 3 to add additional terms, then click OK.
You can also use this tip to quickly type names, technical terms, or anything you want. Once you have added a new term to your AutoCorrect list, you can also use it in PowerPoint and Outlook—if you use Word as your default e-mail editor.