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Rule for changing a word to a set color in Microsoft Word

Is it possible to set a rule up so a certain word, such as elephant always gets highlighted in a certain color in Microsoft Word? To put it into context elephant is a business name (hypothetical), I ...
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285 views

Is there a way to automatically add a period after two spaces in Word?

There is no easy way to implement an AutoCorrect that replaces two spaces (" ") with a period and a space (". ") the way smart phones work. Is there some other alternative method I could possibly ...
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64 views

How to disable “smart” quote replacement for Russian in MS Word?

How to disable "smart" quotes replacement for Russian? It is disabled in AutoCorrect window but still works:
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56 views

Augumented autocorrect in MS word - highlight changed words

I have early stage Parkinson's disease, which causes me some difficulty typing. I have been looking for ways to improve MS-Word's (and ideally MS Outlook's) auto-correct facility as there are a lot ...
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117 views

Autocorrect in MS word / Windows environment

MS Word does some autocorrecting on common spelling mistakes (e.g. "withh") but simply does a red underlining on some other words (e.g. "Akwardd"). For the latter cases, one has to right click the ...
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Autocorrect to italics: font remains italicized

I am able to set Word 2010 to Autocorrect certain words to italics (for example, correct i.e. to i.e.). However, when I try this, after the auto-replacement the cursor remains italicized, so then I'd ...
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812 views

Disable Autocorrect for a certain style sheet

Is it possible to disbale auto correct (such as fixing capitalization) for a specific style template only? (Word 2013, if that matters). [edit] This is specifically for autocorrect, configured File ...
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Word autocompletion from inside document

Using office 2013. I'm working on big Word document. There are bunch of common words. The problem is, I wonder if it's possible to suggest words from inside this document while you type (on the fly)? ...
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697 views

Autocorrect for “fat fingers” - MS Word

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a plug-in for MS Word which can handle key-presses of surrounding keys when typing at speed (rather like iPhone or Android autocorrect)? My use case is in ...
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302 views

Using Word's autocorrect function to replace double spaces with single spaces

I'd tried unsuccessfully to use Word's autocorrect function to replace double spaces with single spaces. Any suggestions?
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692 views

Automatically replace space with a non-breaking space after certain words

I'm trying to use Word's AutoCorrect feature to replace the space after certain words with a non-breaking space. I tried adding the pattern "theword " in the Replace field, but it refuses to ...
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63 views

Why is Word 2010 dealing specially with the “[…]”?

I have a weird problem with Microsoft Word 2010. I use another program to put text blocks into my Word documents, for stuff which I use a lot. Now one of those is the "[...]" placeholder. All fine so ...
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75 views

Mmake Microsoft Word change number literals to spellings?

In English, it's better style to spell numbers out. How can I make Word flag this as a grammar error or auto-correct it? (specifically 2007)
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677 views

Transfer Word 2007 AutoCorrect entries from one machine to another

I have two computers that both have Office 2007 installed on them (an old machine, and a replacement). How would I go about exporting the AutoCorrect entries on one machine and then importing them to ...
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How to stop Word from Auto-Capitalizing?

After an enter or a full stop, MS-Word will auto-capitalize the next word. This is really annoying when you're writing technical documentation with lots of code, field names etc. How do I turn it off? ...
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Word doesn't reflect the change language for correction

I want to change the language settings for correction in Microsoft Word 2007. When I change it or even set it as standard, it doesn't save it. I'm about to have a nervous breakdown. How do I set ...