Smart Tags

Word introduced Smart Tags so that words in a document could be clicked for more information. However, you may not always want them enabled in your document. The following articles discuss what you can do in Word to adjust and use Smart Tags to your preference.

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   Hiding Smart Tags
If you don't want to see Smart Tags displayed in your document, you can instruct Word to hide them. Here's how to make the simple configuration change to turn them off.

   Small Red Dots under Addresses
Does your document have all sorts of different colored underlines on it? Tracking down what most of them are can be easy, but what are those red or purple dots that appear under some things? This tip explains not only what they are but how to get rid of them.

   Stopping Smart Tags from Being Saved
Don't want Smart Tag information saved with your document? It's easy to make sure that Word doesn't save it, as described in this tip.

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