If you're a fan of the way AutoText worked in earlier versions of Word, you may be dismayed to see it buried as one of the Galleries in the Building Blocks Organizer. Fortunately, it's as easy as ever to create and retrieve an AutoText entry using the F3 key.
Typing mathematical symbols like Greek alphabet or symbols "≤", "≥", "≠", "∞" etc. takes a lot of time. To resolve this issue you can assign and expand them through AutoCorrect feature.
If you need to use current date or time stamp, Word provides two shortcut keys that do this for you.