Chapter 5: Taking Advantage of the Proofing Tools

In This Chapter

arrow.png Fixing spelling errors and customizing the spelling dictionary

arrow.png Repairing grammatical errors in documents

arrow.png Looking up a word definition

arrow.png Finding text — and replacing it if you want

arrow.png Conducting outside research while you work in Word

arrow.png Looking for a better word in the thesaurus

arrow.png Working with and translating foreign language text

I was going to call this chapter “Foolproofing Your Work,” but that seemed kind of presumptuous because keeping every error from slipping into your work is well-nigh impossible. Still, you can do a good job of proofing your work and eliminating errors by using the tools that Word provides for that purpose. This chapter describes how to proof your work for spelling and grammatical errors. It shows how ...

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