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Word includes a laborsaving feature that allows you to easily expand the text you are typing; this is referred to as AutoText. Text that you frequently type (or graphics) can be saved under a mnemonic name that is then used to refer to the text (or graphic) in the future.
Many people invest quite a bit of time in developing AutoText entries that closely reflect the type of work they do on a daily basis. As new templates or documents are created, you may wonder how you can quickly copy AutoText entries from one template or document to another. The easy way to do this is to use the Organizer. Follow these general steps:
Figure 1. The AutoText tab of the Organizer.
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