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Create an AutoText Entry for an X Bar

Word's AutoText feature allows you to quickly add text, symbols, logos, or other elements to a document simply by typing their names (which you define) and pressing Enter.

To add an AutoText entry for an x-bar:

  1. Create the x-bar. (For more information, see Create an X Bar.)
  2. Highlight the x-bar in the document.
  3. On the File tab, click Options.
  4. Under Proofing, click AutoCorrect Options.

    AutoCorrect Options
  5. On the AutoCorrect tab, in the Replace field, enter the text that you want to type to insert the x bar symbol.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click OK. When you type the text you specified in step 5 and press the Enter key, the x-bar will appear.