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    autocorrect files (Word 2000)

    Where does Word store the data for autocorrect? I upgraded to a new computer and I would like to copy all of my autocorrect entries from the old to the new.

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    Re: autocorrect files (Word 2000)

    Unformatted AutoCorrect entries are stored in files with a .acl ending. Formatted AutoCorrect entries (if any) are stored in your old Normal.dot template. If yousearch in this board, you will find further threads about which of the .acl files is the active one (typically the most recent, and the one that matches your default language, 1033 is English US) and how to merge old entries with new ones to avoid losing whatever might be in the freshly installed file (there are several macros available).

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    Re: autocorrect files (Word 2000)

    The easiest, and best way to copy your autocorrect entries is with the utility that you can download from the MVP site. I'll attach it if is small enough.
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