The Short and Expansion columns respectively display the short and display forms of the expansion candidates.
If the expansion you are looking for, is not yet displayed in the Expansion Table, it is recommended to type more letters, as adding more letters to the abbreviation is very likely to narrow the number of expansion candidates.
When you can't think of any more characters to add, you may also Scroll the Expansion List. It allows you to page through the Expansion List, in case it has more expansion candidates than can be displayed by the Expansion Table.
Once the expansion you are looking for, is displayed in the Expansion Table, it is within easy reach:
There are several ways to move the highlight, inside the Expansion Table.
The easiest way to highlight a given expansion line, is to type its line number.
By adding more letters to the abbreviation, you can narrow down the choice, until the desired expansion appears highlighted on the first line. The coloring of the remaining characters may help you choose the relevant characters.
You can move the highlight with the Expansion Table Highlight Hotkeys:
Note that you need to make sure that Sticky Keys are disabled in the Windows Ease of Access Center.
A mouse click on the desired line, highlights it and expands it, in one step.
On a pen system, it is the fastest way, simply tap the desired line.
Sometimes you will look at the Expansion Table, and you will see an entry that you want to
Or press the Alt Shift = View Hightlighed Expansion Hotkey after having moved the hightlight to the entry of your choice.