Numbering Headings in Word 2007 Multilevel Lists
How to Create Borders Using AutoFormat in Word 2007
Updating a Word 2007 Index

How to Check Spelling in Word 2007

Word 2007 offers a spell checker that runs when you start typing. Word 2007 checks words against its built-in dictionary, which you can customize. You can set Word to point out a misspelling or to autocorrect spelling errors. When you finish creating your document, you can scroll through your Word 2007 document and decide on a word-by-word case whether you want Word to make any correction.

1

Type your text in a Word 2007 document.

Look for the red underline to indicate possible misspelling.

If Word thinks you have a misspelling, the word in question appears with a wavy, red line beneath it.

Word 2007 also flags repeated words with a wavy, red line even if the words are spelled correctly.

2

Right-click the word that has a wavy, red underline.

A contextual menu, spelling suggestions, and the Mini Toolbar pop up.

3

Click the correctly spelled word from the Word 2007 suggestions.

Choose a different spelling from Word 2007’s suggestions.

The new word is inserted in place of the misspelled word.

If the spelling you want isn’t in the pop-up menu, fix the spelling by placing your cursor in the text and retyping the entry.

blog comments powered by Disqus
How to Replace Text in Word 2007
How to Restore the Quick Access Toolbar in Word 2007
Adding Footnotes and Endnotes in Word 2007
How to Check Your Spelling in Word 2010
How to Modify a Style in Word 2007
Advertisement

Inside Dummies.com