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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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8.7. Activate the Spell Checker to Eliminate Message Errors

You can make your e-mail messages easier to read and more professional in appearance by using the Windows Live Mail built-in spell checker to catch and fix spelling errors.

Whether you use e-mail for short notes or long essays, you can detract from your message if your text contains more than a few spelling errors. Sending a message riddled with spelling mistakes can also reflect poorly on you, whether the recipient is your boss, your colleagues, a customer, or a recruiter.

To ensure your message is received in its best light, you should activate the Windows Live Mail spell checker. This tool then checks your text for errors each time you send a message and offers suggested replacements. ...

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