Correcting Text While Typing

As you type text in a presentation, you might be aware that you have made a typographical error, but when you look at the text, the mistake isn’t there. PowerPoint uses a feature called AutoCorrect to correct common capitalization and spelling errors as you type them. For example, if you type teh instead of the or WHen instead of When, AutoCorrect corrects the entry.

When you point to a word that AutoCorrect has changed, the AutoCorrect Options button appears, enabling you to control text correction. You can change the text back to its original spelling, or you can stop AutoCorrect from automatically making corrections. You can also display the AutoCorrect dialog box and make changes to the AutoCorrect settings.

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