Quickly Add Latin Text in Word 2013

Microsoft Word 2013 has a lot of possible uses. One common use is to create an example document or template that shows someone how they should be formatting a document.

But creating a sample document like this can require you to insert text that you can format, and it is not always easy to create a fake document of significant length. Luckily Word 2013 has an interesting feature that allows you to generate multiple paragraphs of Latin “lorem ipsum” text that you can use to create your sample document.


How to Add Lorem Ipsum Text in Word 2013

The steps below are going to show you a simple formula that you can add to a Word document which will automatically add lorem ipsum Latin text to your document. You can specify the number of paragraphs and sentences per paragraph.


Step 1: Launch Word 2013 and create a new document, or open an existing document to which you want to add Latin text.


Step 2: Click inside the document at the point where you want to insert the Latin text.

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Step 3: Type the formula =lorem(X,Y) where X is equal to the number of paragraphs you want to insert, and Y is equal to the number of sentences in each paragraph. For example, the formula =lorem(10, 5) would create 10 paragraphs of Latin text with 5 sentences in each paragraph. Press Enter on your keyboard after entering the formula to insert the text.

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Is the text in your document double-spaced, but you want it to be single spaced? This article will teach you how to change Word 2013 so that it does not double-space your text by default.

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