Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
The lower section of the AutoCorrect dialog box deals with replacing text as you type. If the option
is turned on, each text item in the left column of the list will automatically be replaced with the
corresponding text item in the right column. You work with this list as follows:
n To add an item, enter the text to be replaced in the Replace field and the replacement text
in the With box, then click Add.
n To remove an item, select it in the list by clicking and then click the Delete button.
n To modify an item, select it in the list by clicking and then edit the Replace and With
fields as desired.
Other “Auto” Features
Outlook provides several other tools that can help you when you are composing the body of an
Math AutoCorrect is like regular AutoCorrect but it works with mathematical and other symbols. It
works mostly with keywords preceded by a backslash — for example, \approx is replaced with
By default, Math AutoCorrect works only within math regions, a section of a message designed
specifically for entering mathematical equations. To insert an equation into a message:
Place the editing cursor at the location in the message where you want the equation.
Click the Symbols button on the Insert ribbon.
Select Equation from the menu. Outlook inserts a math region into the message and
displays a Design ribbon that offers various tools for working with equations (see
Enter and edit the equation as needed.
Click outside the math region to work on other parts of the message. Click the math
region again to edit the formula.
To set Math AutoCorrect options:
Select Tools, Options from the main Outlook menu to display the Options dialog box.
Click the Spelling tab.
Click the Spelling and AutoCorrection button to open the Editor Options window.
Click the AutoCorrect Options button to display the AutoCorrect dialog box.
Click the Math AutoCorrect tab (shown in Figure 6.31).