Normal dot not updating
The new version will not include any of the customizations that you made to the version that you renamed or moved.
The only way I can add to my Auto Text entries is to literally open Normal.dot, add the entry, then save
” My speculations and further comments on the matter cannot be written in a public venue. This is the “blank” document on which all new MS Word documents are based.
"leeper" I have deleted all other references to on my C drive. "garfield-n-odie [MVP]" I got the impression they were there for the Word session but not present when Word was restarted. Barnhill Microsoft MVP (Word) Words into Type Fairhope, Alabama USA Word MVP FAQ site: Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup so all may benefit.
For more information, see this blurb from Microsoft, which contains a link to a Microsoft Knowledge Base Article that provides step-by-step instructions on how to fix the problem: Missing autotext, styles, and other customizations in Word 2016?