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AutoCorrect entries, on the other hand, expand when a word separator (space, comma, period, etc.) is typed. Creating a Replacement Text Entry: Symbol Dialog Box Option From the Insert menu, select Symbol... But Word will check for spellings and grammar when you do it through tools......... In Word 2007, this is called Diagnose. this content

Success! This workaround could also be in breach with (section 7 of) the Office/Outlook EULA which (broadly) states; You may not work around any technical limitations in the software. Microsoft Word 2003 spell check doesn't work? The AutoCorrect dialog box appears.

her entries are long enough. The correction makes the first letter uppercase and then turns off the Caps Lock. I went to options and the little box where it says "check spelling as I type" is checked in.

Strangely Alt f3 does work, as well as the insert button. In the example below, you can see the highlighted paragraph is coded not to check for spelling. How can I enable these features? Any ideas???

The AutoCorrect dialog box appears. Editing a Replacement Text Entry You can make changes or corrections to your replacement text entries. Then, if you go to tools and click "spelling and grammar" it still doesn't catch it, even if I know I made a mistake. http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/archive/index.php/t-42871.html Select the AutoCorrect tab In the Replace text box, type the keystrokes to be replaced EXAMPLE: Type UWEC In the With text box, type the word(s) to be used as replacement

Creating a Replacement Text Entry: Formatted Text If you regularly use a symbol in your documents, you can define the symbol as replacement text. Select the AutoCorrect tab From the scroll box, select the entry to be changed In the Replace and/or With text boxes, make the desired change(s) Click ADD Click OK Your old I went to options and the little box where it says "check spelling as I type" is checked in. I have deleted those, and reentered them, and that didn't help, but, again, they appear in the insert autotext menu, and using f3 does insert them.

You can only upload videos smaller than 600MB. http://www.wordbanter.com/showthread.php?t=122614 Click OK. Does anyone... I've compared the Word configurations and they 'seems' to be the same. ?:| ?:| AZREAL25-02-2004, 09:56 PMFor me, everything went fine until I formatted my hard drive and reinstalled it.

Other features not available with standalone Outlook For an overview of features not available when Word is not installed or not from the same version as Outlook see; Using Outlook 2007 news It is faster to use spell check, because sometimes I make spelling mistakes and sometimes I make typos, and microsoft word catches both. For these 2 reasons, I do not recommend using this workaround in a production environment but it might come in handy for some testing environments. Strangely Alt f3 does work, as well as the insert button.

When I quit Word and re-launch Word, it doesn't work any more! Does anyone have any ideas? #2 03-17-2012, 01:49 AM macropod Windows 7 64bit Office 2010 32bit Administrator Join Date: Dec 2010 Location: Canberra, Australia Posts: 14,421 Hi Pam, no dice, even though they are available from the Insert Autotext menu, and F3 will enter them after she types it. have a peek at these guys Password Site Map Home Register Authors List Today's Posts Search Web Partners Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page...

Click the Tools->Language->Set language menu item. 3. If you select Plain text, what you have selected in your document will be stored without formatting and will assume the formatting of your document when later inserted as replacement text. This setting is done on an a file by file basis.

Just wondering about something here: have you looked in the Windows Regional and Language settings to ensure that it matches what you have selected in the spelling checker in Word?

However, if you have special abbreviations or company names that are exceptions to the rules Word uses in determining corrections, the AutoCorrect feature may seem like a nuisance. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Read More This browser does not support basic Web standards, preventing the display of our site's intended design. Verify Your Language & Check Spelling Options Open the problem document. Before running this utility, make sure you have your installation media as you may be prompted for a CD.

Open up an existing document. For more information, refer to Overriding AutoCorrect. Word allows you to record these exceptions so you can take advantage of the AutoCorrect feature without worrying about words or phrases particular to your work. check my blog Swedelady View Public Profile View message headers Find all posts by Swedelady Find all threads started by Swedelady #4 February 11th 09, 10:31 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement Swedelady external

Sharon · 7 months ago 1 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down 1 comment Loading ... There is very little that uninstalling & reinstalling can fix that a repair won't. INitial Caps Word will automatically correct two initial capital letters.