No spelling in OE

  Madrat 23:45 11 Nov 2009
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Just got a new note book running XP and after setting up I have noticed I have no spell check in OE. It should be there but for the life of me I cant find any way to turn it on.

  woodchip 00:01 12 Nov 2009

If you do not Have Microsoft Word on the Computer OE will not Spell Check as it uses Word to do it. However you can get a free one off the net to do it

  Madrat 00:05 12 Nov 2009

es just found that out. All the programs seam to have a US dictionary and no option for UK

  woodchip 00:09 12 Nov 2009

Check Regional Settings are British English also Keyboard

  Madrat 00:10 12 Nov 2009

It has works installed and that has UK spell check.
So I don't understand why there isn't any in OE.

  BT 07:58 12 Nov 2009

As woodchip says you need MS WORD to get the spellcheck. It doesn't work with WORKS.

  Procrastinus 09:38 12 Nov 2009

Try this - I have has it for ages and it works well:

click here

  Madrat 14:56 12 Nov 2009

Thats the one I tried but it only has English US.

Looks like I will be removing works and installing office 2000

  wiz-king 16:21 12 Nov 2009

Try ieSpell click here thats the one I have been using.

  BT 17:13 12 Nov 2009

Don't think ieSpell works in Outlook Express.

  Madrat 19:18 12 Nov 2009

no it doesn't

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