AutoCorrect and Find and Replace

Learn how to use the AutoCorrect Word feature, as well as the Find and Replace Word feature, in this free lesson.

To modify AutoCorrect:

  • Choose ToolsactionAutoCorrect from the menu bar. The AutoCorrect dialog box appears.
  • Check or deselect any of the following options:
    • Correct two initial capitals.
    • Capitalize the first letter of the sentence.
    • Capitalize names of days.
    • Correct accidental usage of Caps Lock key.
    • Replace text as you type.
  • Use the Replace: box to type a word you frequently misspell or type a shorthand word to represent a longer word or phrase, such as GCF Global Learning.
  • Use the With: box to type the correct word.
  • Click Add.

Autocorrect dialog box

If you type a misspelled word into AutoCorrect's With: box, AutoCorrect will always misspell that word.