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Installing a Wordman Add-in for Microsoft Word 2007/2010/2013/2016

Each Wordman add-in is supplied in a ZIP file, e.g. Wordman_ReviewIt.zip. Save this file to your PC, open the ZIP file, and extract the add-in, e.g. Wordman ReviewIt.dotm, to the following folder on your PC:


The Wordman add-in will be loaded and available each time you start Word. The first time you start Word, a warning may be displayed:

Click Options...

Select Trust all documents from this publisher and then click OK. Word displays the add-in's group on the Wordman ribbon tab (Wordman's ReviewIt! shown in the Word 2013 ribbon):

If the add-in's group on the Wordman ribbon tab is not displayed, click the Office Button (2007) or File (2010/2013) and then select Word Options (2007) or Options (2010/ 2013). In the Word Options dialog, select Add-ins. In the Manage dropdown list, select Word add-ins and then click Go... Word displays the Templates and Add-ins dialog:

Check that the Wordman add-in is loaded in the Global templates and add-ins list. If not, check that the Wordman add-in .dotm file is saved in one of the two STARTUP folder locations described above.


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