Microsoft word

  [DELETED] 17:25 20 Mar 2005
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Help,
I have a new pc and have va problem with ms word.

The spell check does not seem to be working...it is enabled and when you click on the abc,the adviser tells you that the spell check has been done and is compleate...however it is not!!!...if you put in obvious errors,it fails to correct them...what is wrong??..all ticks seem to be in the right place...

Please help..

  [DELETED] 17:30 20 Mar 2005

click here possibly.

Also check that the language isn't set to noproofing.

  [DELETED] 17:33 20 Mar 2005

Probably not the answer but have you checked the language your new machine is using. In MS Word Tools/Language you can set default language.

  [DELETED] 17:43 20 Mar 2005

I had this once!

Double click in that status bar at the bottom where it describes what language you're checking and then make sure that there is NOT a tick in the do not check spelling as you type box.

I once misread that and wondered why spelling errors were not picked up.

I think someone put a bit of reverse logic in there!

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