Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, Word in Microsoft 365, and 2021. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Inserting the User's Address.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated April 2, 2022)
Word automatically maintains several items of information about you, as a user. One such item is your address, which is changed by going to File | Options | Advanced. Scroll down to the General section and fill in your address in the Mailing Address box. You can find more information about setting the address in this tip:
If you want to automatically insert the user address in your documents, you can follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Field dialog box.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (5982) applies to Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, Word in Microsoft 365, and 2021. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Inserting the User's Address.
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