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Microsoft® Excel® 2010 Inside Out by Mark Dodge and Craig Stinson

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Getting the Words Right

Worksheets are not all numbers, of course, so Excel includes features to help make typing and editing text easier. AutoCorrect helps you fix common typing errors even before they become spelling problems. For the rest of the words in your worksheets, the spelling checker helps make sure you’ve entered your text according to Webster’s. You might even be able to get AutoComplete to do some of the typing for you. And finally, the Research, Thesaurus, and Translate features lend some real clout in your quest for perfect prose.

Fixing Errors as You Type

Perhaps you have to stop and think “i before e except after c” every time you type receive. Perhaps you’re a blazing typist who constantly hits the second letter of a capitalized ...

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