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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Correcting Your Spelling and Grammar

You can avoid the embarrassment of distributing a document full of misspellings, incorrectly used words, or poor grammar even if you don’t have a proofreader or an editor at your disposal. Word comes to the rescue by discreetly pointing out your spelling errors, word usage problems, and grammatical no-no’s. When you see one of those helpful little squiggles under a word or phrase, you can choose what you want to do to correct the mistake—if it really is a mistake.

Correct a Spelling Error

  1. Right-click a red squiggle to see one or more suggestions for correcting the error.

  2. Click the suggestion you want to use.

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