Centrally manage Office AutoCorrect Lists

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Is it possible to centrally manage Office autocorrect lists e.g. via GPO or centrally managed template? We have specific words/phrases we want to autocorrect in line with trademarks/tag lines etc.


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Office: A suite of Microsoft productivity software that supports common business tasks, including word processing, email, presentations, and data management and analysis.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
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  1. Emily Hua-MSFT 27,521 Reputation points


    Unformatted AutoCorrect entries which could be shared among Office applications are stored in "MSO<LCID>.acl" files according to language.
    You may go to Word > Options > Proofing > AutoCorrect Options, make any changes desired in the various tabs and controls in the dialog box, then push out the .acl file to all users via GPO to their location %APPDATA%\Roaming\Microsoft\Office.

    On my test environment, there is a MSO1033.acl file, "1033" is the LCID of English.

    Hope the information could be helpful.

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