Word add-ins - time-saving tools made for you

Word Add-Ins

Time-saving tools made for you

DocTools add-ins can help you work more efficiently in Microsoft Word

The add-ins that are available from this website provide supplemental tools for Word. The purpose of most of the add-ins will be to help you save a lot of time and work more efficiently in Word. Some add-ins may fulfill special purposes such as tweaking the built-in functionality in Word.

With a single exception the add-ins are developed by Lene Fredborg, the person behind DocTools. See About for more details about DocTools, Word Add-Ins and the person behind.

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Add-in name

Description

Price

Word Add-In from DocTools

Lene Fredborg

DocTools AddAutoCorrect

Version 1.2
Released January 15, 2016

Add-in for Microsoft Word 2013 and 2016 on PC.

Adds the Set Proofing Language and AutoCorrect Options commands to the right-click menu of Word 2013 and Word 2016 in case the selection is in text marked as a spelling error.

Free

Word Add-In from DocTools

Lene Fredborg

DocTools CrossReferenceManager

Version 2.0
Released July 9, 2016

Add-in for Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 on PC.

Lets you do everything you can do using the built-in cross-reference functionality of Word easier and faster. In addition, DocTools CrossReferenceManager includes smart and efficient cross-reference features that are not found elsewhere.

DocTools CrossReferenceManager is the perfect, time-saving tool for anyone who uses Microsoft Word for writing documents in which a lot of cross-references are required, such as contracts, scientific reports, technical reports, technical specifications, user manuals and academic dissertations.

The add-in adds a tab, DocTools, with a group, Cross-references, to the Ribbon. If the DocTools tab already exists, the Cross-references group will be added to it.

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Word Add-In from DocTools

Lene Fredborg

DocTools ExtractChanges Pro

Version 3.91
Released August 24, 2016

Add-in for Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 on PC.

Advanced version. Lets you easily export / extract tracked changes and comments from the active document to a new document. The extracted data, incl. additional metadata, will be listed in a table for easy overview.

Extracts insertions, deletions and comments in full context and including headings and subheadings. The perfect, time-saving tool for anyone who is editing large contracts and similar documents.

The add-in adds a tab, DocTools ExtractChanges, to the Ribbon.

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Word Add-In from DocTools

Lene Fredborg

DocTools ExtractData

Version 1.2
Released February 15, 2016

Add-in for Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 on PC.

Lets you easily export / extract acronyms, bookmarks, tracked changes, or comments from the active document to a new document. The extracted data, incl. additional metadata, will be listed in a table for easy overview.

The add-in adds a tab, DocTools, with a group, Extract Data, to the Ribbon. If the DocTools tab already exists, the Extract Data group will be added to it.

Free

Word Add-In from DocTools

Lene Fredborg

DocTools HideSpellingSuggestions

Version 1.3
Released March 23, 2015

Add-in for Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 on PC.

Hides the spelling suggestions from the right-click menu that appears when the selection is in text marked as a spelling error. In addition, spelling suggestions are removed from the Spelling and Grammar dialog box.

The idea is to train users to think more about what they write and maybe consult e.g. a dictionary instead of randomly selecting a spelling suggestion provided by Word.

Schools and other institutions:
Please contact DocTools for an agreement

Free for private use

Word Add-In

Shauna Kelly

Word Toolkit

Version 1.0
Released March 23, 2015

Add-in for Microsoft Word 2010 or later version on PC.

Word Toolkit is the brainchild of Shauna Kelly. The add-in version available here was developed by Bill Coan in tribute to Shauna’s memory.

Word Toolkit provides advanced tools for managing headers and footers in Word documents. The tools can be accessed via a command, Header Footer Boss, from a custom tab, Word Toolkit, that is added to the Ribbon.

Free

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