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· Title. Enter a name for the signature to create. The title box shows the name of any selected signature. · List of Signatures. This window shows a list of existing signatures. · Add/Replace. This button is normally labeled Add, and is used to add a new signature to the list after typing in a title and the signature text. If an existing signature is selected and the signature text is modified, the button becomes Replace and is used to replace the signature text under the existing name. · Signature text. Enter signature text of any length here. Signatures can also include pictures or hyperlinks (use the buttons on the formatting bar to insert these using typical Word dialogs). · Signature for new messages. Choose the default signature that is attached to all new messages created in Word. · Signature for replies and forwards. Choose the default signature that is at- tached to all replies made to messages in Word. Customizing Word Tools Options Edit Tab The Edit tab (Figure 3-11) changes some of the basic ways you interact with a docu- ment. 1. Typing replaces selection. By default, typing text in a document replaces any text currently selected. When this option is disabled, new text appears directly before the selection instead of replacing it. I recommend leaving this on. 2. Drag-and-drop text editing . When this option is enabled, drag any selection in a document to another location in the document or to another document to move it. When this is disabled, selections may not be dragged. A Better Way to Drag-And-Drop Edit If you are a fan of dragging and dropping to edit a document, try dragging with the right mouse button instead of the left. Releasing a selection dragged in this manner opens a menu for specifying whether to copy or move the selection. 3. Use the INS key for paste . Normally, the INS (or Insert) key toggles between Overtype and Insert mode. If this option is enabled, the INS key is used for pasting instead. 4. Overtype mode . In Insert mode (the default), text entered at the insertion point is inserted between any existing characters without modifying them. In Over- type mode, each character typed overwrites the character directly following it. Switch between these two modes using this checkbox, the INS key (unless you use the INS key for pasting, as described previously), or by double-clicking the OVR box on the status at the bottom of the Word window. Most people find Configuring Word with Tools Options | 67