Word’s autocorrect feature for things you are sick of typing

If you have long phrases or complicated words that you are using frequently in your document, you may want to have them appear automatically in Word when you type something more simple. So say, for example, you are writing about pituitary dependent hyperadrenocorticism. Instead of writing this out all the time you could type PDH and have word automatically expand this to pituitary dependent hyperadrenocorticism. This video from KeyStone Learning Systems explains how to use the autocorrect feature in Word to do this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muZWYSgUkvg

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  1. […] It’s easier for you to type. That may be true, but in this day of word processors that’s no excuse. You can easily replace abbreviations you have in a draft with the whole phrase with one quick run through of search and replace. Or set up an autocorrect entry to automatically enter the full phrase when you type the abbreviation. I showed you how to do this in a previous post here. […]

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  2. […] It’s easier for you to type. That may be true, but in this day of word processors that’s no excuse. You can easily replace abbreviations you have in a draft with the whole phrase with one quick run through of search and replace. Or set up an autocorrect entry to automatically enter the full phrase when you type the abbreviation. I showed you how to do this in a previous post here. […]

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