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Monday, April 21, 2008

Printing Your AutoCorrect List

If you use AutoCorrect frequently, you've probably wanted to print your list out at one time or another, but unfortunately, this is not a feature included in Microsoft Word. Well, have we got a treat for you today! Here's a macro that you can install to print your list quickly and easily.

Sub PrintAutoCorrect()
Dim a As AutoCorrectEntry
Selection.ParagraphFormat.TabStops.ClearAll
Selection.ParagraphFormat.TabStops.Add Position:=72, _
Alignment:=wdAlignTabLeft, Leader:=wdTabLeaderSpaces
For Each a In Application.AutoCorrect.Entries
Selection.TypeText a.Name & vbTab & a.Value & " " & vbCr
Next
End Sub

Note: See here for an introduction to macros. If you are unfamiliar with installing macros, you can also find a very detailed tutorial here.

Before running the macro, make sure you open a new document. It will create the list in the open document, and then you can print it and save or discard it. This tip reportedly works in Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, 2003, and 2007.

2 Comments:

http://www.retype.biz/faq-on-how-to-type-a-document/ said...

Technology in institutes includes computers, printers, multimedia for PowerPoint presentations have made the study more easy for the students as different visuals and videos help in more understanding.

tes said...

The auto correct might help you in some way and this is why some people use it but i just hate to use the auto correction. useful site for the students that is very helpful for the writing services.