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Tutorial HOW TO: Enable Spell Check on Microsoft Word [Solved]

Discussion in 'Windows Applications (Freeware only)' started by La Freak, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. La Freak

    La Freak Support Team Staff Member Support Team

    By default, when you type a word, sentence and paragraph even it has a wrong spelling and grammar, still it does not display red curved-underline.

    So how to enable the spell check and to display error-underline as you type?

    Microsoft Office
    packed with powerful feature including spell and grammar check. Though
    spelling and grammar
    checking it is not 100% accurate but it has the ability to learn. You can add some
    spelling words
    in the Word's database.
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    To be simple and straighforward, setting up to enable spell check is very easy.

    HOW TO: Enable Spell Check on Microsoft Word

    1. Open your Microsoft Word
    (I used version 2007 here)

    2. Click the
    logo found at the top-left of the interface.
    3. Find
    Word Options
    , it shows below the pop-up window.
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    Microsoft Word Proofing Setting

    4. In Word Options configuration, in the left pane, choose Proofing.
    5. Here, you must check the following:
    • Check Spelling as you type
    • Use contextual spelling
    • Mark grammar errors as you type
    • Check grammar with spelling
    In writing style:

    If you want grammar only to check, choose grammar only. But for quite valid reason, I would suggest set it to Grammar and Style.

    Additional details: (uncheck the following)
    • Hide spelling errors in the document only
    • Hide grammar errors in the document only
    Image Microsoft Word's Screenshots