by Allen Wyatt
(last updated January 18, 2014)
You already know that Word allows you to create special AutoText entries that you can use in other parts of your document. Once you have defined AutoText entries, you might need to rename them later. There are two ways you can go about renaming AutoText entries. The first is to follow these general steps:
The second way is to use the Organizer. Follow these steps:
Figure 1. The AutoText tab of the Organizer.
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