Checking Spelling and Presentation Styles

You can use two different methods to ensure that the words in your presentations are spelled correctly:

  • By default, PowerPoint’s spelling checker checks the spelling of the entire presentation—all slides, outlines, notes pages, and handout pages—against its built-in dictionary. To draw attention to words that are not in its dictionary and that might be misspelled, PowerPoint underlines them with a wavy red line. When you encounter a wavy red line under a word, you can right-click the word and choose the correct spelling from the shortcut menu, or tell PowerPoint to ignore the word. To turn off this feature, you can click Options on the Tools menu and clear the "Check spelling as you type" check box on the ...

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