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Canned text for MS Word and Outlook emails


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#1 Cynthia Moore

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Posted 20 December 2016 - 01:31 AM

I type a lot of business documents and many of them contain a lot of the same text strings. As much as possible, I have stored this text in Word templates. But there are still a bunch of common statements that come up over and over again.

 

Some of these text strings are also common in emails. For those, the templates don't work (or maybe I don't know how to make them work). So I have stored them as Autotext.entries.

 

This works pretty well, except that as the number have grown, I keep forgetting the Replace string. Is there a mechanism that works in both Word and the Outlook email editor that will show me a list of the canned text strings and let me choose the one I want, like with a drop-down list?

 

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#2 JohnC_21

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Posted 20 December 2016 - 09:25 AM

On Windows Word are using Building Blocks and the AutoText Gallery to insert your AutoText?






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