How To Use The Add Files From Content In Microsoft Word?

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Have you ever wanted to Find and Re-use parts of a Document, a Picture, a Table and other content in an open Word Document? It used to be a very long and hard procedure to accomplish it, but now with the Add Content From Files in a Word Document, the procedure has become very easy and very quick. Just keep on reading the post below, so you can find out how to use this exciting new feature.

How To Use The Add Files From Content In Microsoft Word

We must select the Insert tab and then locate the area of the ribbon named Content. Once located, we select the command Add From Files as shown in the image below.

Add From Files Content

Once the Add From Files command is selected, a drop-down menu appears, where we have the options to select from Recommended Files and Show More Files, where we can Find and Re-Use Parts of Documents Within Our Organization.

Add From Files Content

In the image below, I have selected the command Show More Files from the Add From Files command, and immediately the Insert From File task pane appears at the right of the Word application.

In the Insert From File task pane, we can type in the Search Area text box, what we want to use and that it will Search OneDrive and SharePoint.

Add From Files Content

We can also specify even more our search. We have the options to Search and Use Files from All Locations, Pictures, Tables, Charts, Objects, SmartArt and Slides. We just select what we want to use and either Insert it in our open Word Document, or depending on what we want to use we will have the option to Open it in the corresponding application.

Add From Files Content

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