Can I automatically insert text?

If you’re familiar with the desktop version of Word, you might know it offers a few different ways to automatically insert text. Those options don’t yet exist in Word Online.

If you have Word for the desktop, click Edit Document > Edit in Word or click Open in Word to open your document.

Image of Open In Word command in Word Online

Then follow the instructions in Automatically insert text.

When you save the document and reopen it in Word Online, you’ll see the changes you made.

If you don’t have the desktop version of Word, you can try it or buy it in the latest version of Office now.

Tip: Word Online works seamlessly with Word and other Office desktop programs, and we update it based on input like yours. For the latest feature announcements, visit the Office Web Apps blog.

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