Chapter 7

Spell It Write

In This Chapter

arrow Dealing with typos and spelling errors

arrow Adding or ignoring unknown words

arrow Correcting words automatically

arrow Checking AutoCorrect settings

arrow Fixing grammatical boo-boos

arrow Reviewing your document

arrow Customizing proofing options

Spell checking is a feature forced upon Word, and I know who to blame. Historically, the notion of proper English spelling wasn’t considered a necessity. That was, until Noah Webster developed the dictionary. Thanks, pal.

Actually, I’m doing Webster a disservice. He fixed a lot of English spelling that would truly drive you batty. So he’s not to blame. Regardless, Word offers kind and subtle spell and grammar checking. Use it or suffer the consekwensis.

Check Your Spelling

Word’s spell-check feature works the second you start ...

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