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Make writing faster with text predictions in Word

Editor anticipates your next words and suggests words or phrases as you type. To accept the suggested text, press the Tab or Right-arrow key on your keyboard, and keep typing.

To ignore a suggestion, just keep typing or press Esc, and the suggestion will disappear.

Turn off text predictions

  1. On the status bar, choose Text Predictions: On.
    Text Prediction on the status bar

  2. Switch off Show text predictions while typing.
    Show text predictions while typing - in the Options dialog box

  1. On the status bar, choose Text Predictions: On.
    Text Predictions switch on the status bar

  2. Switch off Suggest words or phrases as I type.
    Switch off Suggest words or phrases as I type

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