Lorem Ipsum feature in Word 2007/2012

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Every webdeveloper or programmer is familiar with the Lorem Ipsum text used to fill up pages or output text.

When I write documents I start with creating the chapters and fill them up with random text. The use of Lorem Ipsum generators makes this easier, but wouldn’t it be easier if there was a feature that did this for you instead of copying and pasting the text from generators?

It turns out that Word 2007 and Word 2012 have an undocumented feature for creating lorem ipsum text parts.

All you have to do is use the following code:

and hit the enter key

After hitting the enter key you’ll have the lorem ipsum text inserted:

The feature has some extending parameter which makes it easy to generate large amounts of lorem ipsum text.

You could do the following to create 5 paragraphs with 14 sentences:

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