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Spell Check Not Working On Microsoft Word 2008

Nigeriacuisine 275,949 views 9:13 Alexandra Burke - Hallelujah Live on Songs of Praise Big Sing - 1/1/12 - Duration: 5:09. To do so, select text, go to Tools>Language, select the desired language, and click OK. Word will actually carry on spell-checking in the background, but you can’t see the words it suggests because the dialog stops refreshing. tick the 1st box 'check spelling as you type' Hope this helps, it helped me. ;0j share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply canoncola, his comment is here

Versions of Word prior to Word 2004 had (no proofing) listed as equivalent to a language, so that it was possible to have text with no language formatting at all. The Encarta dictionary, which you access via Tools>Dictionary or the Toolbox when looking for definitions of words, has nothing to do with spellchecking at all. This is where it gets weird.......In doc 2 if I go into preferences>spelling and grammar, The boxes, "check spelling as you type" and "always suggest corrections" are ticked under both the Thanks in advance for replies. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2651042

This approach is actually more powerful, as it provides the flexibility to use multiple languages in the same document and have all those words spellchecked properly. Hope this helps! Sign in 1 0 Don't like this video?

Published on Nov 26, 2013How to use spell check on Word 2008 for Mac. It is not a program-level setting, so you cannot set a preference to tell Word to use UK English, or set an active dictionary to UK English. Highlight the entire text in the document you want to check. 2. Please upload a file larger than 100x100 pixels We are experiencing some problems, please try again.

If on quitting Word, you get a "save changes to Normal" question, answer yes. It's possible that during a previous spell check the Ignore/Ignore All option was used. However, it can be quite confusing, as it may mean that you have to change text formatting in multiple places instead of just changing one setting. You should then see suggestions to correct each spelling mistake (Make sure the cursor is on the word you want to correct before clicking 'spelling and grammar').

Updated and POOF! It will not change already created documents, so you will need to do that manually. Ask a question usually answered in minutes! In single documents, one common reason is pasting in text from the web or another document, which has a different language formatting.

I had this happen to me too.

In the drop down menu under 'Tools' click Langauge. Privacy / DMCA contact / Affiliate and FTC Disclosure Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... this should result in the red line appearing under spelling mistakes in the document. 4.

Sign in to make your opinion count. this content I upgraded from Word X to Word 2008 back in January, so I don't have Word X to test with, but I don't recall any problems with spelling and grammar checking Then select 'English UK' or 'English US' as appropriate. Text set to (no proofing) was skipped.

saved, closed and opened (no change) saved as docx, closed and reopened new file (no change) went into tools languages - there was a horizontal line in the check-box "do not You can only upload a photo or a video. Still Broken? http://atomirc.net/spell-check/spell-check-not-working-word-mac-2008.html The custom dictionary does not require a language, and if you don’t assign a language, the custom dictionary can mix together words of any language.

What would happen if i copy in the .dic file from word 2007 to 2008?MCSE 2008 Cetified Friday, December 17, 2010 7:38 AM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online Working... When I open up a new word doc (doc 1) and start typing randomly with loads of spelling errors the little red line does not appear under the mis-spelled word.

Highlight the entire text in the document you want to check. 2.

AutoCorrect is language-dependent, so that you can set words to AutoCorrect when typing in one language but not in another. Look here: Word 2008: Applications/Microsoft Office 2008/Office/Shared Applications/Proofing Tools Word 2004: Applications/Microsoft Office 2004/Shared Applications/Proofing Tools/ If you don't see the language you need, run a custom installation from your Office Videojug 226,100 views 3:49 Spelling, grammar, and language tools in Word for Mac 2011 - Duration: 3:57. From the Tools menu, select Spelling and Grammar...

Feb 16, 2016 11:33 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by John Hoge1, John Hoge1 Mar 24, 2016 6:31 AM in response to nreigle Level 1 (10 points) How fast is your internet? Loading... check over here If Tools>Language shows settings you don’t want, here’s how to fix it.

Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic Explain to them why you need it and how you use it. spell check gone. Cause: Proofing tools are not installed.

Anonymous form close (x) Front Page Mac Blog iOS Blog Roundups AirPort Apple Car Apple Deals Apple Pay Apple Stores Apple TV Apple VR Project This is probably because you don’t have a Custom Dictionary established. The Tools>Spelling & Grammar Dialog Stops Showing Suggestions This bug has been confirmed in Word 2004, up to and including the Office 11.2.1 update. CN123 share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply askirkland, Feb 10, 2009 askirkland macrumors newbie Joined: Aug 1, 2008 #4 Fix did not work

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply fordieuk, Oct 21, 2009 fordieuk macrumors newbie Joined: Oct 21, 2009 #7 Spell checker problem resolved Hi, I Note: Older versions of Word (Word 98, Word 2001, Word X) do not have a “do not check spelling and grammar” box. CN123Click to expand... So you can do that.

very frustrating!!! I am currently typing my thesis so having a wacky spell check is driving me insane. For that reason, set the language of the custom dictionary to “none” whenever possible. Word is giving you instructions on how to find that text, so that you can reformat it.

Now it should work. Add to Want to watch this again later? Click on this icon and it will allow you to run the spell check. Hide Question All replies Helpful answers by sacredfirelight, sacredfirelight Sep 20, 2013 8:02 PM in response to jdocherty Level 1 (0 points) Sep 20, 2013 8:02 PM in response to jdocherty

New documents in Word, created by cmd-n or File>New Blank Document, are based on the Normal template.