one letter get whole sentence word

March 25, 2005 at 08:15:13
Specs: win xp/MS word, p4-1.6/256

I want type one letter, that it can automatice came out whole sentence word at MS Word.
Example -- A -- one year work at field.
B -- two year work at field.
C -- Five year work at field.
When I type A, then enter, real came out on is -- one year work at field.
When I type B, come out -- two year work at field. etc.
How I can do it at MS word ?

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March 26, 2005 at 08:01:32

No offense, but wouldn't replacing single letters with a string of text make Word pretty useless. How would it know when you wanted to replace A with the above text or when you are beginning a scentence with A?

There are two possible solutions. One is with shortcut keys - which I don't remember hot to do at the moment. But it would involve assigning a key combination to your desired text. Such as Alt-A, Alt-B, etc.

The other solution, which would be my preference is to create custom auto-correct options. The auto-correct function is used to automatically replace certain text with corrected text; such as misspellings [recieve->receive] and symbols [(r)->®]. You could set it up so whenever you type A1 (or something else that you would never use in comon documents) it would replace it with the desired text. You can access this function from the Tools<AutoCorrect Options menu.

Michael J

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March 29, 2005 at 04:24:26

I agree that auto-correct is the best option in this case. One tip, though: use a short-cut that ends in a character that isn't a letter or number (eg A] or A!) and the replace happens immediately without having to press Enter or space, as you would do otherwise.

It's not appropriate for longer sections of text, though. To do that you need to store book-marked paragraphs in one document, and create macros to insert them. The macros can then be attached to buttons for easy insertion.

Mike D

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March 29, 2005 at 11:58:55

Dear Michael J. & Just Mike:
Thank you for your good help.
Now I use Autocorrect at MS Word, it work very well for us.
Thank you again for help.

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