Word 2003 question - where are autotext entries saved?

Word 2003 question - where are autotext entries saved?

Post by R3dlb » Wed, 03 Oct 2007 23:24:02



 
 
 

Word 2003 question - where are autotext entries saved?

Post by Jay Freedm » Wed, 03 Oct 2007 23:52:13

AutoText entries are always saved in a template -- they can't be saved in
documents.

If you don't deliberately change the location, they'll be saved in your
Normal.dot template.

To change to another template, use the Insert > AutoText > AutoText dialog
instead of the Alt+F3 shortcut, and change the Look In dropdown. The "All
active templates" item refers only to showing existing entries; if you make
a new entry while that's selected, they go into Normal.dot. Also note that
the Look In dropdown contains only active templates -- that is, Normal.dot,
any global templates (that is, ones stored in Word's Startup folder), and
the template on which the active document is based if that isn't Normal.dot.

See http://www.yqcomputer.com/

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Regards,
Jay Freedman
Microsoft Word MVP FAQ: http://www.yqcomputer.com/
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