Word AutoCorrect can help quickly detect and correct thousands of typos, misspelled words, and incorrect capitalization in Microsoft word. You can also easily customize the autocorrect entries according to your need. When you need to export and import all the autocorrect entries for transferring to another computer. This tutorial will introduce you the following methods to quickly export and import AutoCorrect entries in Microsoft Word.
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To manually move AutoCorrect entries that are stored in the default template file from one computer to another computer, follow these steps:
Step 1: Exit or close all Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel…) on your computer.
Step 2: On the computer, copy the Normal.dotm file to an intermediate location that the destination computer can access. The Normal .dotm file locate the following folder: C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates
Step 3: On the destination computer, locate the following folder: C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates. Rename the Normal.dotm file to Normal.bak to back up it. To do this, follow these steps:
a.Right-click Normal.dotm, and then click Rename.
b.Type Normal.bak, and then press ENTER.
Step 4: Exit all Office programs on the destination computer. Copy the Normal.dotm file (AutoCorrect entries) from the intermediate location, and then paste the Normal.dotm file to the following folder on destination computer: C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates
Note: Some examples of intermediate locations that the destination computer can access include an e-mail account, a floppy disk, or a CD. This method is mainly for formatted AutoCorrect entries.
The method above needs a few steps. Is there an easier way to export and import AutoCorrect entries? Kutools for Word is your best choice. After you have installed Kutools for Word, you can easily and quickly export and import AutoCorrect entries.
Step 1. Click Enterprise > Import/Export > Auto Correct to export or import the AutoCorrect entries. See screenshot:
Step 2. Select the entries you want to export then click Export to export the Normal.dotm file (AutoCorrect entries) to a folder of an intermediate location that the destination computer can access.See screenshot:
Note: Some examples of intermediate locations that the destination computer can access include an e-mail account, a floppy disk, or a CD.
Step 3. Click the Import to import the AutoCorrect entries from the folder of intermediate location.
Now, you have transferred the Autocorrect entries to another machine successfully. What’s more, you also can customize the AutoCorrect entries through clicking
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To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 3 months agoQuestion: I would like to export my entire autocorrect file onto another pc. Will this delete it off of the old one or just copy it. I don't want to lose it off of the old one.
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agodid not seem to be able migrate autocorrect from one 2016 machine to another.
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoThe autocorrects which I entered while typing in (.doc) format does not work for an (.rtf) format. How do I enable the same autocorrects which I had already updated in (.doc).
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoCan I import an autocorrect file into the current autocorrect file and not overwrite the current file or is there a way to import my autocorrect file and combine with the current file on my new computer
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