Taken from Word
2000 Tips & Tricks
Speed Up Your Typing with AutoCorrect
From Lance LaMee, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
If you find yourself typing long words again and
again, you should consider setting up typing shortcuts, so you only need
to type in part of the word and Word fills in the rest. For example, if
I need to type New Smyrna Beach (the town where I live), I just
type NSB; then I press the SPACEBAR, Word automatically spells out
all the words.
Here's how I set up this shortcut:
You can also use this tip to quickly type people's
names, technical terms—anything you want. And once you add a term to your
AutoCorrect list, it also works in PowerPoint and Outlook—if you use Word
as your default e-mail editor.
On the Tools menu, click AutoCorrect.
Select the Replace text as you type check box.
In the Replace box, type an abbreviation you
will remember—for example, NSB.
In the With box, type the complete spelling
of the word—for example, New Smyrna Beach.
Repeat steps 2 and 3 to add additional terms, then