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Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Word® 2010 by Diane Koers

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Generating Text with Building Blocks

ARE YOU TIRED OF TYPING your address over and over when composing letters? Or do you have a standard phrase that you need to frequently add to your documents? Word provides a couple of different methods you can use to quickly add the text into your document.

The first method is to use Word’s AutoCorrect function, which you discovered in Chapter 2. Not only can you add words and symbols, but you can also generate a text paragraph or even a graphic with your signature. The only problem is that the AutoCorrect function limits each entry to 255 characters.

Office 2010 is designed to be modular, so it uses a function called building blocks that are divided into 14 different galleries. Think of building blocks ...

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