Having a word processor that thinks it is smarter than you is annoying, which is why I hate it whenever Word “corrects” what I am typing. To turn off “Auto Formatting As You Type” in Microsoft Word (97 or later) go to Format/Auto Format/Options. For more Word tips, read Word Answers and sign up for their free weekly WordTips newsletter .
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