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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'). Outlook uses a dashed red underline to indicate possible spelling errors and a dashed green line to indicate possible grammatical errors. Either way, you might try some of these suggested solutions.I've encountered both flavors of this annoyance. Sign in to make your opinion count. more info here

Word Cannot Start The Spelling Checker Mac

Hide Question All replies Helpful answers by sacredfirelight, sacredfirelight Sep 21, 2013 3:02 AM in response to jdocherty Level 1 (0 points) Sep 21, 2013 3:02 AM in response to jdocherty Sign in 7 Loading... Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? On the Edit menu, point to Spelling and Grammar, and then click Show Spelling and Grammar.

If spell check works, you can delete the old prefs.plist file(s) because the new ones Word created will function just fine now. No related content found. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Word Cannot Start The Spelling Checker Keeps Popping Up On the Edit menu, point to Spelling and Grammar, and then click Correct Spelling Automatically.

Note: By default, spelling is checked automatically as you type. It did! I decided to put together my own support blog to help people be productive at various levels with various Office software, including OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice, NeoOffice, MS Office and Apple products! http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_word-mso_mac/spell-checker-not-working-in-microsoft-word-2011/4e4317aa-0081-4256-86f0-ae416eb009bb The way to verify this is to see if spell-check works in "safe mode".

I use Microsoft Office For Mac 2011 Home and Student Edition. How To Correct Spelling On Mac Word Privacy Policy Terms of Use Sales and Refunds Legal Site Map Contact Apple Productivity PortfolioBecause your time and technology mattersTutorialsExcelGoogleWordTermsQuick TipsCellEmailSecurityWebWindowsScreencastsReviewsHealthServicesSoftware ReviewsAboutAbout UsContact PagePrivacy PolicyYou are here: Home / Tutorials / share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply davidtime, May 21, 2010 davidtime macrumors newbie Joined: May 21, 2010 #5 This is how I got mine If you want to disable automatic spell checking and only check grammar, on the Word menu, click Preferences.

Spelling And Grammar Greyed Out Word 2011 Mac

Any solutions to get it back to where it was? http://guide2office.com/1487/spell-check-does-not-work-for-mac-2011/ To start checking for spelling errors, just start typing your document. Word Cannot Start The Spelling Checker Mac Oct 25, 2015 5:37 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Duane, Duane Oct 26, 2015 12:53 AM in response to jdocherty Level 10 (124,060 points) Oct 26, Microsoft Word Stopped Spell Checking Mac Any other feedback?

Some people rely on third-party dictionaries that may use some of these entries. check my blog I suspect some registry entry has become corrupted. MacRumors attracts a broad audience of both consumers and professionals interested in the latest technologies and products. See also Spell check does not work in Word for Mac 2011 Use a custom dictionary Check spelling and grammar in a different language Proofing tools that are available for each How To Do Spell Check On A Mac

Leave it to Microsoft to put the "check or don't check" box under Language rather than Spelling. Find the com.microsoft.Word.prefs.plist and com.microsoft.Office.prefs.plist files and move them to some other folder, so that they won't be there when Word looks for them. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply durden, Aug 8, 2010 durden macrumors newbie Joined: May 15, 2010 #7 this worked for me from: http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=5960916&postcount=3 this content Reply Albert says: May 17, 2015 at 6:51 pm What in God's name is wrong with these idiots at Microsoft?

Click Learn to add the word to the spelling dictionary. Spell Check Word Mac Shortcut How-to Videos 82,737 views 1:25 Change Spell checking Dictionary in Openoffice - Duration: 5:38. Best, Trev share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply MPK19, Mar 20, 2013 MPK19 macrumors newbie Joined: Mar 20, 2013 #10 I was able

It should be so much easier than this!

Click on this icon and it will allow you to run the spell check. Under Authoring and Proofing Tools, click Spelling and Grammar, and then under Spelling, clear the Check spelling as you type check box. Send No thanks Thank you for your feedback! × English (United States)‎ Contact Us Privacy & Cookies Terms of use & sale Trademarks Accessibility Legal © 2016 Microsoft Open Menu Close How To Spell Check On Mac Word 2011 Word displays a warning about the operation resetting the spelling checker and the grammar checker.

When you rename the template, Word will reset itself to the default settings.Because your global template file has your settings, I would rename the file to something like normalPRV.dot or normalPRV.dotm i have tried everything that i can find on the internet and nothing has worked please help me. Sterling Teaches 50,455 views 1:34 Loading more suggestions... have a peek at these guys These files are usually found in your MicrosoftTemplates folder.

Try and start a new word document, make sure you don't copy and paste the information though just retype it again manually. (hopefully you don't have too much to type!) Good When you see a spelling or grammatical error, Control click the word or phrase and choose one of the options. On the Tools menu, point to Spelling and Grammar, and then click Reset Ignored Words and Grammar. Note: The Spelling and Grammar dialog box won't open if no spelling or grammar errors are detected, or if the word you are trying to add already exists in the dictionary.

This should now show all the errors.. Ignore every occurrence of this word in this document and move on to the next misspelled word Click Ignore All. Assuming that you have this, right click on the book and select "hide spelling errors" (which should be already deselected),and then deselect hide spelling errors. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply twofiftyseven, Feb 24, 2008 twofiftyseven macrumors newbie Joined: Feb 23, 2008 #2 I'm having the exact problem...

No thanks Try it free Find out whyClose Spellcheck Troubleshooting StraightUpLearning's channel SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe6868 Loading... Correct spelling and grammar all at once You can correct all the spelling and grammar issues at the same time after you finish composing a message or other items. Click Find Next, and then click Replace share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply alonzomo likes this.

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