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Inserting Dummy Text in Word 2007 Documents

For all you style swashbuckling, graphic designing, desktop publishing gurus out there, here's a handy tool built into Word 2007 that allows you to insert dummy latin text into your document. Here's the syntax:

Simply type the following and press Enter where you want the text to appear in your document:

=lorem(x,y)

  • X is the number of paragraphs you wish to insert
  • Y is the number of sentences in each paragraph.

NOTE: =lorem(x)  will generate X paragraphs each with 3 sentences by default.

Examples

Generate 5 paragraphs of dummy text, each with 5 sentences
=lorem(5,5)

Generate 10 paragraphs, each with 3 sentences
=lorem(10,3)   OR
=lorem(10)

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