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Other useful tools

Word has a range of quick and useful tools.

  • AutoCorrect – allows you to pre-define words to be ‘auto-corrected’. Tools>AutoCorrect options>fill in the text to be replaced, then what it is to be replaced with.

autocorrect options

  • Track Changes – allows you to ‘track’ changes made to a document, Tools>Track changes.  This opens up the track changes toolbar which allows you to follow what changes are made to a document, and to accept or decline the changes.

Example of track changes toolbar

  • Word Count – gives you a word count of the document or section of a document.  Open the Word Count toolbar Tools>Word count, select the area you wish to check, then press Recount.

Word count toolbar




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