Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Using AutoCorrect for Faster Data Entry
Figure 1-13:
The
AutoCorrect
dialog
box helps
you set
up
abbreviations for
faster data
entry.
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Chapter 1
The Access Options dialog box appears.
3. Click Proofing in the navigation section.
Spelling and AutoCorrect options appear.
4. Click the AutoCorrect Options button.
The AutoCorrect dialog box appears.
5. Make sure that the Replace Text As You Type option is selected.
To add a common abbreviation to the AutoCorrect list, display the
AutoCorrect dialog box (repeat steps 1–4 of the preceding list) and then
follow these steps:
1. Enter the abbreviation in the Replace box.
2. Enter the full term in the With box.
3. Click the Add button.
4. Make sure that the Replace Text As You Type option is selected.
You can delete an AutoCorrect entry by selecting it in the list and then
clicking the Delete button.
By default, all the options in the AutoCorrect dialog box are enabled
(selected). You may want to disable (deselect) some or all of them if Access
is making corrections that you don’t want it to make.
The Exceptions button displays the AutoCorrect Exceptions dialog box
(shown in Figure 1-14), where you can tell Access not to capitalize after a
period that ends an abbreviation (on the First Letter tab) or to leave two or
more initial caps the way you enter them (on the INitial CAps tab).
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