Checking Spelling and Grammar

A document’s textual inaccuracies can distract the reader, so it’s important that your text be error-free. Word provides a spelling checker so that you can check the spelling in an entire document for words not listed in the dictionary (such as misspellings, names, technical terms, or acronyms) or duplicate words (such as the the). As you type, a red wavy line appears under words not listed in Word’s dictionary (such as misspellings or names) or duplicated words. A blue wavy underline appears under words or phrases with grammatical errors. You can correct these errors as they arise or after you finish the entire document. You can use the Spelling & Grammar button on the Review tab to check the entire document using ...

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