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lorem ipsum and another microsoft word trick discovered

lorem ipsum and another microsoft word trick discovered

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I love my job – Friday I was introduced to the term Lorem Ipsum and not knowing what it meant I typed it into Bing.

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And then after reading a bit about it on Wikipedia – I discovered another Microsoft Word trick!  This is good enough to share with friends on Facebook, so I decide to post something with the link.

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Here’s the Microsoft Word trick – type in =lorem() and Word automatically generates Lorem ipsum text

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it even works in Word 2010 Starter edition!

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I knew about =rand() which does something similar with text, but using real words not nonsense for typesetting.

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=rand()

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output of =rand() highlighted above.

This one was definitely worth sharing!

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