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Using wildcards

Word lets you refine your searches using wildcard characters and operators. The question mark and asterisk are wildcard characters that represent characters in the search text.

Printing AutoText entries

To help you manage your AutoText (Building Blocks) entries, you can print the names and contents of AutoText (Building Blocks) entries attached to the current document.

Field Keyboard Shortcuts

This tip contains shortcut keys for simple and faster work with fields.

How to replace text with a graphic or an object

Although the Find And Replace dialog box doesn't directly support replacing text with graphics or objects, you can easily perform this action using the Clipboard and the ^c wildcard.

Using keyboard to move the cursor and scroll document

You can use the keyboard to move the insertion point and scroll document.

Using nonbreaking and optional hyphens

Use nonbreaking hyphens to hyphenate phrases or terms that you don't want to wrap to another line. With nonbreaking hyphens, the entire phrase or term wraps to the next line instead of breaking.

Navigating in a Table

There are several keyboard combinations that are useful when you work with a table:

How to create a list with restarting and continuing numbering

You can tell Word whether to restart or continue numbering.

Protecting Word documents

When working with Word documents you often need to limit the changes to the document. E.g., contract form should prohibit changes to the text, while making possible to enter necessary data of the opposite side.

Customizing revision marks

You can easily change an appearance of revision marks in your document. Track Changes dialog box gives you full control on the insertions, deletions, formatting and other revision marks.