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I was wondering if there is a way to create aliases for Microsoft Word. For example, if I write:

YMCA<space or tab> it should expand to Young Men's Christian Association.

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You can do this with the AutoCorrect feature under Options, Proofing.. Add YMCA to the Replace box and Young men's... to the With box, then click Add

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worth pointing out he should look in the Tools Menu, for autocorrect. In W2k3 anyway, it's tools..autocorrect options – barlop Sep 19 '11 at 18:10
    
Does this method accept line breaks? – Rook Sep 19 '11 at 18:16
    
@Rook: It does not. You should look at the AutoText features or use the program AutoHotkey. – surfasb Sep 20 '11 at 2:21

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