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Subject:Re: Word 2007 Auto Spell Check From:Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Tue, 8 Mar 2011 14:58:48 -0800
She reports that Word's auto-correct spelling feature isn't functioning, but
that if she does a manual check (*[F7]*), all is well. We verified that
"Automatically use suggestions from the spelling checker" is engaged.
On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 2:37 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> Is Word not auto-checking the doc at all, or just missing things?
> There is an option in Word 2007 that allows you to hide spelling and
> grammar errors on a by-document basis (not sure why anyone would want
> to do that, but the option is there). However, that will disable all
> checking for that document. If the document is being auto-checked but
> is just missing things that are found in a manual check, I'm stumped.
> Gene Kim-Eng
> On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
> > Someone in my office uses Word 2007. She reports that, although she has
> > "Check spelling as you type" engaged, Word misses many typos unless she
> > a manual check ([F7]) once she has completed the document. All of the
> > words are in Word's dictionary, as they are corrected during the manual
> > process.
> > Why isn't Word 2007 performing the auto-check?
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