Microsoft Office – Insert Sample/Filler Text (IT Training Tip)
When working with a document in Microsoft Word, there may be times when you need some filler text to use as a placeholder or to assist you with formatting a particular layout.
Rather than using copy and paste to add text, in Microsoft Word (Windows/Mac) there is a function that you can use that will automatically generate sample/filler text for you.
To insert sample/filler text anywhere in your document, type in the following command at the location in your document where you want the text to begin:
You can even fine-tune the command to specify how many paragraphs and lines to add. Just format the command as follows:
p = Number of Paragraphs
l = Number of Lines
If you wanted to generate 5 (p)aragraphs with 10 (l)ines in each paragraph, you would format the command as follows: